Federal LIHEAP Supplemental Details

March 27, 2020


LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE.  For an additional amount for ‘‘Low Income Home Energy Assistance’”, $900,000,000, to remain available through September 30, 2021, to prevent, prepare for, or respond to coronavirus, domestically or internationally, for making payments under subsection (b) of section 2602 of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981 (42 10U.S.C. 8621 et seq.): Provided, That of the amount provided under this heading in this Act, $225,000,000 shall be allocated as though the total appropriation for such payments for fiscal year 2020 was less than $1,975,000,000:

Provided further, That section 152607(b)(2)(B) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 8626(b)(2)(B)) shall not apply to funds made available under this heading in this Act in fiscal year 2020: Provided further, That such amount is designated by the Congress as being for an emergency requirement pursuant to section 20251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.