From the Document: "President Donald J. Trump declared a U.S. national emergency on March 13, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] pandemic. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act; P.L. 116-136) was enacted on March 27, 2020, to address income, health, and economic security in response to the national emergency. This In Focus provides brief descriptions of several higher education provisions included in the law."
CRS In Focus, IF11497
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