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H.R. 1319: American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

To provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of S. Con. Res. 5.

Sponsor and status

John Yarmuth

Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 11, 2021
Length: 242 pages
Feb 24, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 11, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 11, 2021.

Pub.L. 117-2

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 263: Worker Health Coverage Protection Act

Introduced on Feb 4, 2021. 33% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1410: Support Our Schools Act

Introduced on Feb 26, 2021. 64% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 423: Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act of 2021

Introduced on Jan 21, 2021. 31% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 409: Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act of 2021

Introduced on Jan 21, 2021. 28% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 637: Veterans Economic Recovery Act of 2021

Introduced on Feb 1, 2021. 59% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 134: A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a retraining assistance program for unemployed veterans, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Jan 28, 2021. 50% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1371: Crush the Virus Act of 2021

Introduced on Feb 25, 2021. 37% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 926: To provide emergency funding for home visiting programs during the pandemic, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Feb 8, 2021. 73% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 496: Student Loan Tax Relief Act

Introduced on Mar 1, 2021. 71% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 149: A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide Secretarial authority to temporarily waive or modify application of certain Medicare requirements with respect to ambulance services ...

Introduced on Feb 2, 2021. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1139: Feeding Homeless Youth During COVID–19 Act

Introduced on Feb 18, 2021. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 942: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the application of the premium tax credit in the case of certain individuals who are unemployed during 2021.

Introduced on Feb 8, 2021. 100% incorporated. (compare text)


Feb 23, 2021
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Rule).

Feb 24, 2021

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Feb 24, 2021
Ordered Reported

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Feb 27, 2021
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Mar 3, 2021
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House.

Mar 6, 2021
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

This was the Senate vote to pass the latest / last covid relief bill in Congress. It slightly differed from the version passed in the House, so it couldn't become ...

Mar 9, 2021
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Rule).

Mar 10, 2021
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

This vote was to pass the amended Senate version of the bill first passed in the House on Feb. 27, 2021. The next day, March 11, 2021, the American Rescue ...

Mar 11, 2021
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1319 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1319. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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