SENATOR BILL CASSIDY, M.D.

H.R. 748

CORONAVIRUS AID, RELIEF,

AND ECONOMIC SECURITY ACT

This document provides a high-level summary of the individual, workforce, small business, revenue, and education provisions contained within H.R. 748, which passed the Senate on Wednesday, March 25th. The full legislative text of the CARES Act will be posted on Congress.gov and will be accessible by searching H.R. 748.

Click here to download and view the document.

Doing Business with the Government During COVID-19

During times of emergency such as this, contractor information will be coming out of the Louisiana Business Emergency Operations Center.  You must register with the LA BEOC portal HERE.

Benefits of registering include: 

Information alerts of public announcements from government agencies.

Status Report of your operations to inform emergency responders of any issues hindering the recovery of your business.

Emergency Products and Services alerts of emergency products and services will be sent to registered companies as they are made available.

Donations and Volunteer support for the emergency response.

For Contractors

***If you need specific direction on “Managing Defense Contracts Impact of the Novel Coronavirus”, please contact us directly.  There are rules in place, and we are happy to assist you.

Other Resources:

For information on SBA Disaster Loans Available  CLICK HERE

For an updated list of SBA Loan Lenders CLICK HERE

For guidance on the “Stay at Home” order and “Essential Business Listing” CLICK HERE

For Louisiana Unemployment Assistance CLICK HERE

For additional assistance for Louisiana-specific small businesses CLICK HERE  (These programs are also available to complement SBA’s, not replace them. Please be sure to take advantage of all available assistance, LA State AND Federal.)

FOR INFORMATION ON LOUISIANA’S LOAN PORTFOLIO GUARANTY PROGRAM CLICK HERE

Coronavirus Information and Governor’s Proclamations:

Coronavirus Information: