US HB6973 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on May 22 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-05-22 - Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.
Pending: House Small Business Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


PPE Act Protecting Paychecks and Employees Act of 2020 This bill modifies allowable and forgivable uses of amounts received under the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), to encompass costs related to the provision of personal protective equipment or other equipment or supplies necessary to protect the health and safety of employees. The bill also prohibits the Small Business Administration from limiting the non-payroll portion of a forgivable loan amount.

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PPE Act Protecting Paychecks and Employees Act of 2020



2020-05-22HouseReferred to the House Committee on Small Business.
2020-05-22HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

HB6800 (Related) 2020-06-01 - Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 455.


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