This Week’s Update

The Senate passed an interim coronavirus response package (H.R. 266), which provides $310 billion of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), $60 billion for small business disaster loans, $75 billion for hospitals, and $25 billion for COVID-19 testing. The Senate also passed the Student Veteran Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6322) and confirmed several nominations.

This Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate passed an interim coronavirus response package (H.R. 266), which provides $310 billion of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), $60 billion for small business disaster loans, $75 billion for hospitals, and $25 billion for COVID-19 testing. The Senate also passed the Student Veteran Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6322) and confirmed several nominations.
  • House – The House passed the interim coronavirus response package, which was subsequently signed into law by the President. The House also adopted H.Res. 935, to establish a Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis.

Next Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate will be in recess until May 4. The Senate will hold pro forma sessions on April 27 and April 30.
  • House – The House will be in recess until no sooner than May 4. The House will be holding pro forma sessions during the recess. 

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