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ONAL <br /> Legislative Analysis for Counties: "ATATION ASO <br /> ASSOCIATION l <br /> ,J'COUNTIES <br /> American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 <br /> Updated for Final Passage <br /> INTRODUCTION On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of <br /> 2021 (H.R. 1319) into law.The$1.9 trillion package, based on President Biden's <br /> American Rescue Plan, is intended to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, including <br /> the public health and economic impacts. <br /> As part of the$362 billion in federal fiscal recovery aid for state and local <br /> governments,$65.1 billion is provided in direct aid to counties and an <br /> additional $1.5 billion for public land counties.The American Rescue Plan Act <br /> also allocates hundreds of billions of dollars for public health and vaccines, <br /> assistance for vulnerable populations, education and housing stabilization, <br /> economic recovery assistance and direct assistance for families and individuals. <br /> This analysis highlights key provisions for county governments. <br /> ASSMTM WHATWEDU TOPICS ADVDCACY RESOURCES EVENTS&EDUCATION NEWS COUNTY EXPLORER Q <br /> 7'F <br /> RECOVERY "< <br /> CLEARINGHOUSE <br /> WE'RE <br /> State & Local Fiscal Investing <br /> OPEN <br /> CARES <br /> Recovery Funds Coronavirus Relief Distribution <br /> COVID-19 <br /> LEARN MORE LEARN MORE LEARN MARE <br /> NACo Legislative Analysis for Counties:American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 1 Updated: March 12, 20211 1 <br />