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HR 133 - Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 - National Key Vote

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Title: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that appropriates COVID-19 coronavirus relief funding, including authorizing $600 in direct individuals payments, $300 per week in federal unemployment benefits through March 14, and $284 billion in business loans through the Paycheck Protection Program, and authorizes appropriations for the Departments of Defense, Commerce, Justice, Science, Homeland Security and Financial Services.

Highlights:

 

  • Establishes a tax credit for the 2020 taxable year equal to the sum of (Title II, Subtitle B, Sec. 6428A):

    • $600, or $1,200 for individuals filing a joint tax return; plus

    • An amount equal to the product of $600 multiplied by the number of qualifying children of the taxpayer.

  • Extends $300 per week federal pandemic unemployment compensation through March 14, 2021(Title II, Subtitle A, Sec. 203).

  • Extends the CDC eviction moratorium through January 31, 2021 (Subtitle A, Sec. 502).

  • Authorizes $284.45 billion to the Small Business Administration (SBA) for the Business Loans Program Account under the CARES Act (Division N, Title III, Sec. 323).

  • Authorizes $200 billion to the SBA for targeted Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) grants (Division N, Title III, Sec. 323).

  • Authorizes $23.08 billion for renewals of expiring Section 8 tenant-based annual contributions contracts and providing renewal of other special-purpose incremental vouchers for (Division L, Title II).

  • Authorizes $22.4 billion to the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19 coronavirus testing, contact tracing, surveillance, containment, and mitigation (Division M, Title III).

  • Authorizes $15 billion for grants for shuttered live venue operators, independent movie theaters, nonprofits, and cultural institutions (Division N, Title III, Sec. 324).

  • Authorizes $8.75 billion in appropriations to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 coronavirus, including to track vaccines to ensure broad-based distribution, access, and vaccine coverage (Division M, Title III).

  • Authorizes $4 billion in appropriations to global health programs to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 coronavirus, including vaccine procurement and delivery (Division I, Title IX).

  • Authorizes $13 billion in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and child nutrition benefits (Title VII, Sec. 702).

  • Authorizes $2 billion to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Relief Fund (Division M, Title II).

  • Authorizes $1.41 billion in appropriations for rental assistance agreements entered into or renewed through the Housing Act (Division A, Title III).

  • Authorizes $244 million for the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (Division B, Title II).

  • Authorizes $116 million for section 8 rental assistance for relocation and replacement of housing units that are demolished or disposed of (Division L, Title II).

  • Authorizes $100 million for offender reentry programs and research, as authorized by the Second Chance Act (Division B, Title II).

  • Authorizes $85 million for victim services programs for victims of trafficking (Division B, Title II).

  • Authorizes $85 million for grants to states to upgrade criminal and mental health records for the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (Division B, Title II).

  • Authorizes the temporary allowance of the full tax deduction for business meals after December 31, 2020 (Division EE, Subtitle C, Title II, Sec. 210).

  • Extends the Employee Retention Tax Credit for employers affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic (Division EE, Subtitle C, Title III, Sec. 303).

  • Establishes a broadband internet service benefit during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic period (Subtitle B, Title IX, Sec. 904).

  • Requires a group health plan or health insurance issuer, in order to prevent surprise medical bills, to cover emergency services (Division BB, Part D, Sec. 2799A-1):

    • Without the need for any prior authorization determination; 

    • Whether the health care provider furnishing such services is a participating provider or emergency facility; 

    • In a manner so that if such services are provided to a participant, beneficiary, or enrollee by a non-participating provider:

      • Such services will be provided without imposing any requirement under the plan or coverage for prior authorization of services or any limitation on coverage that is more restrictive than the requirements or limitations that apply to emergency services received from participating providers; 

      • The cost-sharing requirement is not greater than the requirement that would apply if such services were provided by a participating provider; and

      • Such cost-sharing requirement is calculated as if the total amount that would have been charged for such services by such participating provider were equal to the recognized amount for such services, plan, or coverage and year; and

    • Without regard to any other term or condition of such coverage.

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and further amend a bill that appropriates COVID-19 coronavirus relief funding, including authorizing $600 in direct individuals payments, $300 per week in federal unemployment benefits through March 14, and $284 billion in business loans through the Paycheck Protection Program.

Highlights:

 

  • Establishes a tax credit for the 2020 taxable year equal to the sum of (Title II, Subtitle B, Sec. 6428A):

    • $600, or $1,200 for individuals filing a joint tax return; plus

    • An amount equal to the product of $600 multiplied by the number of qualifying children of the taxpayer.

  • Extends $300 per week federal pandemic unemployment compensation through March 14, 2021(Title II, Subtitle A, Sec. 203).

  • Extends the CDC eviction moratorium through January 31, 2021 (Subtitle A, Sec. 502).

  • Authorizes $284.45 billion to the Small Business Administration (SBA) for the Business Loans Program Account under the CARES Act (Division N, Title III, Sec. 323).

  • Authorizes $200 billion to the SBA for targeted Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) grants (Division N, Title III, Sec. 323).

  • Authorizes $23.08 billion for renewals of expiring Section 8 tenant-based annual contributions contracts and providing renewal of other special-purpose incremental vouchers for (Division L, Title II).

  • Authorizes $22.4 billion to the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19 coronavirus testing, contact tracing, surveillance, containment, and mitigation (Division M, Title III).

  • Authorizes $15 billion for grants for shuttered live venue operators, independent movie theaters, nonprofits, and cultural institutions (Division N, Title III, Sec. 324).

  • Authorizes $8.75 billion in appropriations to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 coronavirus, including to track vaccines to ensure broad-based distribution, access, and vaccine coverage (Division M, Title III).

  • Authorizes $4 billion in appropriations to global health programs to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 coronavirus, including vaccine procurement and delivery (Division I, Title IX).

  • Authorizes $13 billion in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and child nutrition benefits (Title VII, Sec. 702).

  • Authorizes $2 billion to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Relief Fund (Division M, Title II).

  • Authorizes $1.41 billion in appropriations for rental assistance agreements entered into or renewed through the Housing Act (Division A, Title III).

  • Authorizes $244 million for the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (Division B, Title II).

  • Authorizes $116 million for section 8 rental assistance for relocation and replacement of housing units that are demolished or disposed of (Division L, Title II).

  • Authorizes $100 million for offender reentry programs and research, as authorized by the Second Chance Act (Division B, Title II).

  • Authorizes $85 million for victim services programs for victims of trafficking (Division B, Title II).

  • Authorizes $85 million for grants to states to upgrade criminal and mental health records for the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (Division B, Title II).

  • Authorizes the temporary allowance of the full tax deduction for business meals after December 31, 2020 (Division EE, Subtitle C, Title II, Sec. 210).

  • Extends the Employee Retention Tax Credit for employers affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic (Division EE, Subtitle C, Title III, Sec. 303).

  • Establishes a broadband internet service benefit during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic period (Subtitle B, Title IX, Sec. 904).

  • Requires a group health plan or health insurance issuer, in order to prevent surprise medical bills, to cover emergency services (Division BB, Part D, Sec. 2799A-1):

    • Without the need for any prior authorization determination; 

    • Whether the health care provider furnishing such services is a participating provider or emergency facility; 

    • In a manner so that if such services are provided to a participant, beneficiary, or enrollee by a non-participating provider:

      • Such services will be provided without imposing any requirement under the plan or coverage for prior authorization of services or any limitation on coverage that is more restrictive than the requirements or limitations that apply to emergency services received from participating providers; 

      • The cost-sharing requirement is not greater than the requirement that would apply if such services were provided by a participating provider; and

      • Such cost-sharing requirement is calculated as if the total amount that would have been charged for such services by such participating provider were equal to the recognized amount for such services, plan, or coverage and year; and

    • Without regard to any other term or condition of such coverage.

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and further amend a bill that authorizes appropriations for the Departments of Defense, Commerce, Justice, Science, Homeland Security and Financial Services.

Highlights:

 

  • Establishes a tax credit for the 2020 taxable year equal to the sum of (Title II, Subtitle B, Sec. 6428A):

    • $600, or $1,200 for individuals filing a joint tax return; plus

    • An amount equal to the product of $600 multiplied by the number of qualifying children of the taxpayer.

  • Extends $300 per week federal pandemic unemployment compensation through March 14, 2021(Title II, Subtitle A, Sec. 203).

  • Extends the CDC eviction moratorium through January 31, 2021 (Subtitle A, Sec. 502).

  • Authorizes $284.45 billion to the Small Business Administration (SBA) for the Business Loans Program Account under the CARES Act (Division N, Title III, Sec. 323).

  • Authorizes $200 billion to the SBA for targeted Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) grants (Division N, Title III, Sec. 323).

  • Authorizes $23.08 billion for renewals of expiring Section 8 tenant-based annual contributions contracts and providing renewal of other special-purpose incremental vouchers for (Division L, Title II).

  • Authorizes $22.4 billion to the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19 coronavirus testing, contact tracing, surveillance, containment, and mitigation (Division M, Title III).

  • Authorizes $15 billion for grants for shuttered live venue operators, independent movie theaters, nonprofits, and cultural institutions (Division N, Title III, Sec. 324).

  • Authorizes $8.75 billion in appropriations to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 coronavirus, including to track vaccines to ensure broad-based distribution, access, and vaccine coverage (Division M, Title III).

  • Authorizes $4 billion in appropriations to global health programs to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 coronavirus, including vaccine procurement and delivery (Division I, Title IX).

  • Authorizes $13 billion in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and child nutrition benefits (Title VII, Sec. 702).

  • Authorizes $2 billion to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Relief Fund (Division M, Title II).

  • Authorizes $1.41 billion in appropriations for rental assistance agreements entered into or renewed through the Housing Act (Division A, Title III).

  • Authorizes $244 million for the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (Division B, Title II).

  • Authorizes $116 million for section 8 rental assistance for relocation and replacement of housing units that are demolished or disposed of (Division L, Title II).

  • Authorizes $100 million for offender reentry programs and research, as authorized by the Second Chance Act (Division B, Title II).

  • Authorizes $85 million for victim services programs for victims of trafficking (Division B, Title II).

  • Authorizes $85 million for grants to states to upgrade criminal and mental health records for the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (Division B, Title II).

  • Authorizes the temporary allowance of the full tax deduction for business meals after December 31, 2020 (Division EE, Subtitle C, Title II, Sec. 210).

  • Extends the Employee Retention Tax Credit for employers affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic (Division EE, Subtitle C, Title III, Sec. 303).

  • Establishes a broadband internet service benefit during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic period (Subtitle B, Title IX, Sec. 904).

  • Requires a group health plan or health insurance issuer, in order to prevent surprise medical bills, to cover emergency services (Division BB, Part D, Sec. 2799A-1):

    • Without the need for any prior authorization determination; 

    • Whether the health care provider furnishing such services is a participating provider or emergency facility; 

    • In a manner so that if such services are provided to a participant, beneficiary, or enrollee by a non-participating provider:

      • Such services will be provided without imposing any requirement under the plan or coverage for prior authorization of services or any limitation on coverage that is more restrictive than the requirements or limitations that apply to emergency services received from participating providers; 

      • The cost-sharing requirement is not greater than the requirement that would apply if such services were provided by a participating provider; and

      • Such cost-sharing requirement is calculated as if the total amount that would have been charged for such services by such participating provider were equal to the recognized amount for such services, plan, or coverage and year; and

    • Without regard to any other term or condition of such coverage.

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