The Senate on Monday evening permitted a $2.3 trillion COVID-19 reduction invoice and despatched it to President Trump for his signature.
The laws — which follows passage within the Home — authorizes $600 stimulus checks for individuals who earn lower than $75,000 per 12 months and an additional $600 fee per youngster.
The invoice comprises a weekly unemployment insurance coverage complement of $300 and likewise has $284.4 billion in Paycheck Safety Program of loans which are forgivable for small companies.
It allocates $82 billion for colleges and schools, $40 billion for vaccine distribution and virus testing, $25 billion in rental help and $15 billion for dwell leisure venues.
It additionally creates new penalties for violating copyright legal guidelines with unauthorized on-line streaming.