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BGOV Bill Summary: H.R. 6800, Democrats’ Coronavirus Package

May 14, 2020, 8:19 PM

More than $3 trillion would be provided to federal agencies, state and local governments, small businesses, and individuals under H.R. 6800.

The measure was assembled by House Democrats and represents a starting point in negotiations with Republicans for another coronavirus response package.

Four aid packages have been enacted so far in response to the pandemic. They provided loans to small businesses, expanded unemployment, boosted health care funding, and provided direct payments to individuals, among other provisions. For more, see the BGOV OnPoint: Coronavirus Response Measures.

The measure would provide almost $1 trillion to state and local governments, establish ...