American Rescue Plan



House Democrats are working diligently to pass President Biden's American Rescue Plan and deliver vital COVID relief, with the understanding that this legislation must be signed into law before lifeline unemployment benefits expire. The quicker we act the more lives can be saved and the faster our economy will recover. Multiple variant strains of the novel coronavirus are now infecting Americans across the United States, and our vaccine rollout and efforts to contain the virus are in desperate need of resources. We are in a race against time, and aggressive, bold action is needed before our communities are permanently scarred by the human and economic costs of inaction. 

This reconciliation bill - the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (H.R. 1319) - is the next step forward for delivering crucial relief to the American people and achieving the goals of President Biden's American Rescue Plan.

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

Bill Text as Reported

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Section-by-Section Analysis (as of February 22, 2021)

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Virtual Markup of The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021


The 2021 Budget Resolution

The 2021 budget resolution laid the groundwork for bold action by providing the option of using the budget reconciliation process to deliver crucial relief to the American people and achieve the goals of President Biden’s American Rescue Plan.

S. Con. Res. 5 - 2021 Budget Resolution (Bill Text)

Read the 2021 Budget Resolution