CORONAVIRUS/COVID/FEDERAL FUNDING/LEGISLATION: “American Rescue Plan, 2021 [H.R.1319]
[Signed into law by Joe Biden on Mar. 11, 2021]
The first relief bill from the Biden presidency includes $1.9 trillion in total spending. The package has $1,400 stimulus checks, money for schools to reopen, and billions for vaccine distribution and development.
The bill will be the second largest COVID-19 package after the CARES Act [signed by Donald Trump on Mar. 27, 2020].”
-Nicholas Wu and Javier Zarracina, “All of the COVID-19 stimulus bills, visualized,” usatoday.com, Mar. 11, 2021