In August, President Donald J. Trump signed into law S. 3607, the “Safeguarding Amerca’s First Responders Act.” The law establishes a statutory presumption that law enforcement or other public safety officers who die or becomes disabled from COVID-19 or complications related to COVID-19 did so because they sustained a personal injury in the line of […]
President Donald J. Trump signed into law H.R. 6201, the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act.” The law provides paid sick leave and free coronavirus testing, expands food assistance and unemployment benefits, and requires employers to provide additional protections for health care workers.
The Senate considered and passed H.R. 6201, the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act,” on a 90-8 vote. The bill was transmitted to the president, who signed it into law.
The House is in recess this week, but used a parliamentary procedure to make technical corrections to H.R. 6201, the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act.” The bill was transmitted to the Senate for further action.