House of Representatives Passes Coronavirus Relief Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to pass the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”) in the early morning hours of Saturday, March 14, 2020. President Trump has endorsed the legislation. However, there is uncertainty over when the U.S. Senate will vote on the bill. The Act would be the second emergency coronavirus response measure to be passed. President Trump previously signed a bill to provide funding to federal health agencies and declared a national emergency on March 13related to the pandemic. A third emergency measure is also being discussed.

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