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H.R. 7760: To make a supplemental appropriation for the COVID-19 Telehealth Program of the Federal Communications Commission for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020.


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 23, 2020 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 7760

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 23, 2020

(for herself, Mr. Johnson of South Dakota, Mrs. Napolitano, Mr. Fitzpatrick, Mr. Raskin, Mr. Welch, and Mr. Cox of California) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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

A BILL

To make a supplemental appropriation for the COVID–19 Telehealth Program of the Federal Communications Commission for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020.

1.

Supplemental appropriation for COVID–19 Telehealth Program

(a)

Appropriation

There is appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, for an additional amount for Federal Communications Commission—Salaries and Expenses, $200,000,000, to remain available until expended, to carry out the COVID–19 Telehealth Program established in the Report and Order in the matter of COVID–19 Telehealth Program that was adopted by the Federal Communications Commission on March 31, 2020 (FCC 20–44).

(b)

Emergency designation

The amount appropriated by subsection (a) is designated by the Congress as being for an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 and shall be available only if the President subsequently so designates such amount and transmits such designation to the Congress.