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Fourth COVID-19 Relief Package (P.L. 116-139): In Brief [April 24, 2020]   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the Summary: "On April 23, 2020, Congress passed its fourth measure including supplemental appropriations to respond to the COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] pandemic. The Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (the act; P.L. 116-139) includes enhancements for the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL), and Emergency EIDL grants, and emergency supplemental appropriations for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Small Business Administration (SBA). The President signed the bill into law on April 24, 2020. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the act will result in $321.3 billion in additional direct spending for the PPP, and $162.1 billion in additional discretionary spending, including $50 billion for EIDL and $10 billion for Emergency EIDL grants. This report provides a brief overview of that measure."

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CRS Report for Congress, R46325
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2020-04-24
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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