It seems like only yesterday that I was posting links to the financial crisis legislation of 2008-9. Here we go again.
So far, we’ve had three bills to deal with the coronavirus epidemic and its economic consequences:
- HR 7048, the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” (a/k/a the “CARES Act”), March 27, 2020. Wikipedia summary, full text PDF.
- HR 6201, the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act,” March 18, 2020. Wikipedia summary, full text PDF.
- HR 6074, the “Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act,” March 3, 2020. Wikipedia summary, full text PDF.
Careful printing the CARES Act—it’s over 300 pages.
And then there were four:
- HR 266, the “Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act,” April 24, 2020, full text PDF.