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December Response and Relief Act Summary

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21 coronavirus, to be determined through an application process run by USED. o 3% to proprietary institutions of higher education. education and for grants to students for cost of attendance, including food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and child care. o 2.5% for grants under the HEA for those that have the greatest unmet needs related to the coronavirus. Territories & Bureau of Indian Education This bill would also provide relief for territories and the Bureau of Indian Education. Territories & Bureau of Indian Education This bill also provided relief for territories and the Bureau of Indian Education. Broadband ● $3.2 billion of broadband assistance for low income households through a new FCC "Emergency Broadband Benefit Program." ● $300 million for rural broadband infrastructure program and $1 billion for a tribal broadband deployment fund. ● $285 million for a broadband pilot for communities near historically Black colleges and establishes an OFfice of Minority Broadband Initiatives at NTIA. ● $65 million for the FCC to complete the broadband mapping project required by the Broadband DATA Act. ● $2 billion, through the Secure and Trusted Reimbursement Program, to small telecommunication providers to remove and replace Huawei/ZTE equipment deemed a security risk by the FCC. Broadband ● The CARES Act provided for $25,000,000 to remain available until expended, to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus for distance learning services in rural areas.

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