Senates Passes Historical $2T Coronavirus Relief Package

March 2020 ~

Following several days of negotiations, the Senate has announced a bipartisan agreement over the stimulus package designated to provide resources and relief throughout the United States during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Late Wednesday evening, into the early hours of Thursday morning, White House and Senate negotiators came to an agreement on a historical two trillion dollar coronavirus relief package. The Senate, in a unanimous vote of 96-0, approved the package and the House is expected to vote on the relief bill on Friday morning, before sending it to the president to be finalized.

As seen in the bill summary, the comprehensive package is intended to bring “to bear the full resources of the federal government to protect the health and well-being of all Americans. More than 80% ($274.231 billion) of the total $339.855 billion provided in the coronavirus emergency supplemental appropriations package goes to state and local governments and communities”.

Breakouts by Appropriations Subcommittee are as Follows:

  • Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies – $34.9 billion
    • S. Department Of Agriculture (USDA)/Office Of The Secretary – $9.5 Billion
    • USDA/Office Of Inspector General – $750,000
    • USDA/Animal And Plant Health Inspection Service – $55 Million
    • USDA/Agricultural Marketing Service – $45 Million
    • USDA/Food Safety And Inspection Service – $33 Million
    • USDA/Farm Service Agency – $3 Million
    • USDA/Rural Development – $145.5 Million
    • USDA/Food And Nutrition Service – $25.06 Billion
    • USDA/Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) – $4 Million
    • Food And Drug Administration – $80 Million
    • Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC)
  • Commerce, Justice, Science, And Related Agencies – $3.1 Billion
    • Department Of Commerce – $1.886 Billion
    • Department Of Justice – $1 Billion
    • National Science Foundation (NSF) – $76 Million
    • National Aeronautics And Space Administration (Nasa) – $60 Million
    • Related Agencies – $50 Million
  • Defense – $10.5 Billion
    • Department Of Defense (DOD) – $10.5 Billion
  • Energy And Water Development – $221.4 Million
    • Department Of Army/U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers – $70 Million
    • Department Of Interior/Bureau Of Reclamation– $20.6 Million
    • Department Of Energy – $127.5 Million
    • Nuclear Regulatory Commission – $3.3 Million
  • Financial Services And General Government – $1.82 Billion
    • Department Of The Treasury – $250 Million
    • The Judiciary – $7.5 Million
    • District Of Columbia – $5 Million
    • Election Assistance Commission – $400 Million
    • Federal Communications Commission – $200 Million
    • General Services Administration (GSA) – $295.15 Million
    • National Archives And Records Administration – $8.1 Million
    • Office Of Personnel Management (OPM) – $12.1 Million
    • Pandemic Response Accountability Committee – $80 Million
    • Small Business Administration (SBA) – $562 Million
  • Homeland Security – $45.9 Billion
    • Department Of Homeland Security – $45.9 Billion
  • Interior, Environment, And Related Agencies – $2.0 Billion
    • Department Of The Interior (DOI) – $735.4 Million
    • Environmental Protection Agency – $7.2 Million
    • S. Forest Service – $70.8 Million
    • Indian Health Service – $1.032 Billion
    • Agency For Toxic Substances And Disease Registry – $12.5 Million
    • Smithsonian Institution – $7.5 Million
    • Kennedy Center – $25 Million
    • National Endowments For The Arts And Humanities – $150 Million
  • Labor, Health And Human Services, Education, And Related Agencies – $172.1 Billion
    • Department Of Labor – $360 Million
    • Department Of Health And Human Services (HHS) – $140.4 Billion
    • Department Of Education – $30.9 Billion
    • Related Agencies – $430 Million
  • Legislative Branch – $93 Million
    • S. Senate – $10 Million Sergeant At Arms – $1 Million
    • S. House Of Representatives – $25 Million Salaries And Expenses – $25 Million
    • Office Of Attending Physician (OAP) – $0.4 Million
    • S. Capitol Police – $12 Million Salaries – $12 Million
    • Architect Of The Capitol (AOC) – $25 Million Capital Construction And Operations – $25 Million
    • Library Of Congress – $0.7 Million
    • Government Accountability Office (Gao) – $20 Million
  • Military Construction, Veterans Affairs (VA), And Related Agencies – $19.6 Billion
    • Department Of Veterans Affairs (VA) – $19.6 Billion
    • Related Agencies – Armed Forces Retirement Homes – $2.8 Million
  • State, Foreign Operations, And Related Programs – $1.1 Billion
    • Department Of State – $674 Million
    • United States Agency For International Development (USAID) – $353 Million
    • Peace Corps – $88 Million
  • Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies – $48.5 Billion
    • Department Of Transportation – $36.1 Billion
    • Department Of Housing And Urban Development (HUD) – $12.4 Billion

The Hose is expected to vote on the legislation on Friday, March 27th.

For more information on the coronavirus relief bill, read the Coronavirus Supplemental Appropriations Summary, here, or read the bill in its full text, here.

 

Source(s): Coronavirus Supplemental Appropriations Summary; Axios; Committee on Appropriations Summary;

 

 

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