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H.R. 1799 (117th): PPP Extension Act of 2021

To amend the Small Business Act and the CARES Act to extend the covered period for the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Carolyn Bourdeaux

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 27, 2021
Length: 1 page
Mar 11, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 30, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 30, 2021.

Pub.L. 117-6

101 Cosponsors (71 Democrats, 30 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - March 19, 2021
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 22, 2021

Rep. Kim Named SBIA Small Business Investing Champion
    — Rep. Young Kim [R-CA40] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 16, 2022

Stefanik Votes to Extend PPP Application Deadline
    — Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21] on Mar 16, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 1799 will add $15 billion in new spending through 2031.


Mar 11, 2021

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Mar 12, 2021
Text Published

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

Mar 16, 2021
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Mar 25, 2021
Passed Senate

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 extend the Paycheck Protection Program originally passed in 2020 in response to the SARS-cov2 pandemic.

Mar 30, 2021
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1799 (117th) was 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. 1799. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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