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The Legislative Report blog provides timely information on federal and state legislation and regulations and state trends as well as the myriad issues affecting the private club industry. A companion to CMAA's Legislative website, this resource should be your first stop for any information regarding legal, tax or legislative club-specific issues.

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What the Next Stimulus Package Might Include

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On Monday, July 27, the Senate leadership unveiled their proposal for the fourth stimulus package, the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection, and Schools (HEALS) Act. With the August recess looming and the expiration of many provisions of the other COVID-19-related stimulus packages, there is an urgency to pass this round of stimulus legislation.

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Congress Extends Payroll Protection Program into August

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On June 30, the Senate passed S.4116, extending the application period for the Payroll Protection Program (PPP). The House of Representatives passed it the following day and the President signed it into law on July 4.

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Congress Amends Conditions of Payroll Protection Program

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This week, both chambers of Congress passed the Payroll Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020, HR 7010. The President is expected to sign the legislation shortly. The legislation narrowly addresses the conditions of the existing Payroll Protection Program (PPP) but did not address the issue of or expand eligibility to other organizations, like 501(c)(7) clubs.

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House Passes Legislation Allowing All Non-Profits to Qualify for Payroll Protection Program

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On Friday, May 15, the House of Representatives passed HR 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act. It would allow all classification of non-profits, including 501c7 social clubs, with fewer than 500 employees to qualify for the Payroll Protection Program (PPP).

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Updated Considerations for Clubs Receiving Funds from the Payroll Protection Program

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There are multiple considerations for businesses involved with the Payroll Protection Program, administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA).

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