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HCA Alert: Senate Bill Introduced Re: Third Party Sellers, Request for Retailer Stimulus & COVID-19

Tuesday, March 24, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kim Libucki
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Retailer Letter to President

The Association joined 90 organizations and the National Retail Federation in a Letter to the President requesting an economic stimulus package to include provisions for non-essential retailers and related suppliers. Click here to read the letter.

INFORM Consumer Act
Although the concerns and responses related to COVID-10 are most top of mind, the INFORM Consumers Act was introduced last week in the Senate. The Bill number is S. 3431. Senators Hirono (D-HI) and Purdue (R-GA) have joined on after introduction as cosponsors. View Senator Durbin's one-pager here which includes a list of the associations and organizations supporting the bill. Senator Cassidy's press release is available here.

State Information
The work restrictions on individual states continue to evolve on a daily basis. Additionally, here is a link that tracks fiscal actions related to COVID-19 by each state legislature. There are also some other helpful links listed on this webpage.
 
If you have any questions, please contact Michele Buggy.