H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act is second major legislative response by Congress to the COVID-19 virus.  This legislation was passed in the House on March 14, 2020 and in the Senate on March 18, 2020.  President Trump signed H.R. 6201 on March 18, 2020.  In addition to a range of appropriations to provide funding for various federal departments, grants, and programs, H.R. 6201 also includes several key legislative provisions impacting employers and their employees.

Many of the provisions of interest to employers require administrative actions and decisions by the Executive, in particular the Department of the Treasury.

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March 20, 2020