2020 Senate Bill 748

Senate Roll Call 633: Passed

To appropriate $465.07 million for state epidemic responses. Of this $278.5 million would pay to extend the time a person can collect unemployment benefits from 20 weeks to 26 weeks from January 1, 2021 through April 1, 2021. Another $55 million would go in grants of up to $20,000 each to businesses that were closed by recent state lockdown orders, and $15,000 those that were partially closed; there would also be $45 million to give $1,650 to employees of these and of other severely impacted firms. The bill also gives $127.9 million to the Department of Health and Human Services for various programs, including wage enhancement for certain health and social workers, and $51.3 million to develop the state's vaccine administration strategy.

35 Yeas / 2 Nays
Republican (21 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Democrat (14 Yeas / 2 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (1)