COVID-19 Industry News & Updates

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House Passes The CARES Act; Heads to Trump for Signature

After a long morning of debate and voting, the House has passed The CARES Act. This $2.2 trillion package has sped through both houses of Congress and now heads to President Trump for his signature, which he widely expected to provide.

Following the lead of the Senate, the House will now go out of session until late April, although both houses have indicated they are willing to come back earlier if needed.

Senate Passes A Revised Version of The CARES Act

The Senate has just passed a revised version of The CARES Act estimated to cost close to $2 trillion by a unanimous vote.   The CARES Act now goes to the House, where leadership will attempt to pass the vote by voice vote on Friday. Should this method fail, the House will pursue other methods of voting and will likely have to call some or all of the House back.   

For a breakdown of how this bill would affect the industry, you can look at NPMA’s analysis HERE.

Department of Homeland Security - Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Guidance on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers


Please see that exterminators are now listed as "essential services" during these times. Click here for the Memorandum.

Congress & Coronavirus: HR 6201 Passed, Senate Stimulus Package Released & House Stimulus on the Way

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Pest Management University Newsletter on COVID-19

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