Energy Programs, Surprise Billing, Other Matters in H.R. 133

Dec. 22, 2020, 11:30 PM

Numerous energy research programs would be authorized, while tax breaks and health programs would be extended under H.R. 133, which would also fund the government for the balance of fiscal 2021 and provide aid to counter the effects of the ongoing pandemic.

The measure includes language that would limit surprise medical bills and expand eligibility for federal student aid, among other higher education policy changes. It also incorporates myriad provisions that are substantially similar to a panoply of bills previously passed by the House under suspension of the rules. The extraneous matters make up more than 3,000 pages of ...

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