Updates on Issues Discussed In the Last Legislative Watch
PPP Funds running low
Although the Paycheck Protection Program deadline was extended through May 31st, 2021, loan funding is expected to run out in the first week of May. Those who have not yet applied should do so urgently.
COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)
The SBA has launched a new round of Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) assistance to provide $5 billion in additional assistance to 1 million small businesses and nonprofit organizations that were impacted by the pandemic. Additionally, applicants that were declined for the Targeted Economic Injury Disaster Loan can now submit a request for reevaluation by emailing TargetedAdvanceReevaluation@sba.gov with the subject line "Reevaluation Request for [insert your 10-digit application number"].
Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program
Following technology issues that occured with the initial program opening, the SVOG portal has been reopened. You can find a checklist for application materials here
Apply for SVOG
WORK NOW Act
If enacted, the Work Opportunities and Resources to Keep Nonprofit Organizations Well Act (S. 740 and H.R. 1987) would provide grants to help nonprofit organizations retain their employees, scale their service delivery, and increase jobs for unemployed people within their communities by injecting $50 billion into frontline nonprofits to be allocated through state, Tribal, and local governments.
Voice your support for this initiative: Contact your Representatives and Senators and urge them to cosponsor the WORK NOW Act (S. 740 and H.R. 1987).
Happening Now in Idaho
Of the legislation on our radar this session, the following have become law:
Below is relevant proposed legislation still under consideration by the Idaho Legislature:
For a full list of proposed bills passing through the legislature right now, click here. For a full list of all enacted legislation, click here.
Stay Connected with the Idaho Legislature: Idaho In Session
Idaho Public Television offers Idaho In Session, a free streaming service that allows organizations to track hearings and legislation that impacts them and their constituents, and can be found here.
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