What You Need to Know About the Consolidated Appropriation Act, 2020
Updated: Feb 20, 2020
Just before recessing for the holidays, the House and Senate have passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020. The new Act averts a government shutdown that would have begun on December 21, 2019. The House passed the bill on December 17, 2019 by a vote of 297 to 120, while the Senate passed the bill on December 19, 2019, by a vote of 71 to 23. The President has indicated his intention to sign the bill into law.