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Titles (64)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

The Heroes Act

Short Titles as Passed House for portions of this bill
  • ACCESS Act
  • American Coronavirus/COVID-19 Election Safety and Security Act
  • COVID-19 Every Worker Protection Act of 2020
  • COVID-19 HERO Act
  • COVID-19 Heroes Fund Act of 2020
  • COVID-19 Housing, Economic Relief, and Oversight Act
  • COVID-19 Price Gouging Prevention Act
  • Child Nutrition and Related Programs Recovery Act
  • Coronavirus Recovery Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020
  • Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act of 2020
  • Ensuring Diversity in Community Banking Act of 2020
  • GROW Act
  • Giving Retirement Options to Workers Act of 2020
  • Global Health Security Act of 2020
  • Health Care Access for Urban Native Veterans Act
  • Inspector General Independence Act
  • Jabara-Heyer NO HATE Act
  • Jabara-Heyer National Opposition to Hate, Assault, and Threats to Equality Act of 2020
  • Measuring Real Income Growth Act of 2020
  • PRC for Native Veterans Act
  • Pandemic Justice Response Act
  • Proper and Reimbursed Care for Native Veterans Act
  • Public Safety Officer Pandemic Response Act of 2020
  • SAFE Banking Act of 2020
  • Scientific Integrity Act
  • Secure And Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2020
  • Tribal School Federal Insurance Parity Act
  • Victims of Crime Act Fix Act of 2020
  • Wildlife-Borne Disease Prevention Act of 2020
  • Worker Health Coverage Protection Act

Short Titles as Introduced

HEROES Act
Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • ACCESS Act
  • American Coronavirus/COVID-19 Election Safety and Security Act
  • COVID-19 Every Worker Protection Act of 2020
  • COVID-19 HERO Act
  • COVID-19 Heroes Fund Act of 2020
  • COVID-19 Housing, Economic Relief, and Oversight Act
  • COVID-19 Price Gouging Prevention Act
  • COVID-19 Tax Relief Act of 2020
  • Child Nutrition and Related Programs Recovery Act
  • Coronavirus Recovery Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020
  • Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act of 2020
  • Ensuring Diversity in Community Banking Act of 2020
  • GROW Act
  • Giving Retirement Options to Workers Act of 2020
  • Global Health Security Act of 2020
  • Health Care Access for Urban Native Veterans Act
  • Inspector General Independence Act
  • Jabara-Heyer NO HATE Act
  • Jabara-Heyer National Opposition to Hate, Assault, and Threats to Equality Act of 2020
  • Measuring Real Income Growth Act of 2020
  • PRC for Native Veterans Act
  • Pandemic Justice Response Act
  • Proper and Reimbursed Care for Native Veterans Act
  • Public Safety Officer Pandemic Response Act of 2020
  • SAFE Banking Act of 2020
  • Secure And Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2020
  • Tribal School Federal Insurance Parity Act
  • Victims of Crime Act Fix Act of 2020
  • Wildlife-Borne Disease Prevention Act of 2020
  • Worker Health Coverage Protection Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

Making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
05/15/2020Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 208 - 199 (Roll No. 109).
05/12/2020Introduced in House

All Actions (20)

Date Chamber All Actions
05/21/2020SenateRead the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
05/20/2020SenateReceived in the Senate.
05/15/2020-9:26pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
05/15/2020-9:26pmHouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 208 - 199 (Roll No. 109). (text: CR H2042-2220)
05/15/2020-8:24pmHouseOn motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 198 - 209 (Roll no. 108).
05/15/2020-7:18pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2254-2255)
05/15/2020-6:14pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule 19 further proceedings on H.R. 6800 were postponed.
05/15/2020-6:14pmHouseThe previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
05/15/2020-6:09pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Riggleman motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to strike in subtitle A of title I of division B, section 20102 pertaining to Individuals Providing Taxpayer Identification Numbers Taken into Account in Determining Credit and Rebates.
05/15/2020-6:08pmHouseMr. Riggleman moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Ways and Means. (text: CR H2253)
05/15/2020-6:08pmHouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
05/15/2020-2:39pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with two hours of debate on H.R. 6800.
05/15/2020-2:39pmHouseRule provides for consideration of H. Res. 965 and H.R. 6800. Measures will be considered read. Bills are closed to amendments. Rule provides for one hour of debate on H. Res. 965 and two hours of debate on H.R. 6800.
05/15/2020-2:38pmHouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 967. (consideration: CR H2042-2253)
05/15/2020-12:31pmHouseRule H. Res. 967 passed House.
05/14/2020-9:27pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 967 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H. Res. 965 and H.R. 6800. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. Rule provides for one hour of debate on H. Res. 965 and two hours of debate on H.R. 6800.
05/12/2020HouseReferred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committees on the Budget, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
05/12/2020HouseReferred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committees on the Budget, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
05/12/2020HouseReferred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committees on the Budget, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
05/12/2020HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (11)


Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Appropriations05/12/2020 Referred to
House Budget05/12/2020 Referred to
House Ways and Means05/12/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/12/2020)

Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act or the HEROES Act

This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses.

Among other things, the bill

  • provides FY2020 emergency supplemental appropriations to federal agencies;
  • provides payments and other assistance to state, local, tribal, and territorial governments;
  • provides additional direct payments of up to $1,200 per individual;
  • expands paid sick days, family and medical leave, unemployment compensation, nutrition and food assistance programs, housing assistance, and payments to farmers;
  • modifies and expands the Paycheck Protection Program, which provides loans and grants to small businesses and nonprofit organizations;
  • establishes a fund to award grants for employers to provide pandemic premium pay for essential workers;
  • expands several tax credits and deductions;
  • provides funding and establishes requirements for COVID-19 testing and contact tracing;
  • eliminates cost-sharing for COVID-19 treatments;
  • extends and expands the moratorium on certain evictions and foreclosures; and
  • requires employers to develop and implement infectious disease exposure control plans.

The bill also modifies or expands a wide range of other programs and policies, including those regarding

  • Medicare and Medicaid,
  • health insurance,
  • broadband service,
  • medical product supplies,
  • immigration,
  • student loans and financial aid,
  • the federal workforce,
  • prisons,
  • veterans benefits,
  • consumer protection requirements,
  • the U.S. Postal Service,
  • federal elections,
  • aviation and railroad workers, and
  • pension and retirement plans.