American Rescue Plan Act Includes Fiscal Relief, Other Funding for States
The House has approved the Senate-amended American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (H.R. 1319), which the president will sign presently. The legislation provides $1.9 trillion in fiscal relief related to the COVID-19 pandemic, with billions flowing to state and local governments. This brief lists more than $800 billion in funding for individual programs. It also describes and provides state allocation estimates for the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds. Forthcoming FFIS materials will include state estimates for many of the programs included in the bill and a Budget Brief summarizing relevant provisions of the legislation.