Lawmakers and the White House believe that the massive stimulus package of Dollars 2 trillion will give the much needed stimulus to the world's biggest economy.
President Trump is expected to sign the bill, the third coronavirus stimulus package passed by Congress.More news: Xi and Trump discuss bilateral ties amid COVID-19 pandemic
The US now has more coronavirus cases than any other country in the world.
"A massive drafting error in the current version of the coronavirus relief legislation could have devastating outcome: Unless the bill if fixed, there is a strong incentive for employees to be laid off instead of going to work", they had said in a statement Wednesday.
The package "is bigger than anything, I believe, ever passed in Congress", Trump told reporters in Washington.More news: Trump says Navy ship heading to NYC ahead of schedule
The bill's passing follows five days of negotiations between senators of both parties and the White House.
"In this emergency, everyone is stepping up and doing what they can, from healthcare workers and first responders to workers in critical infrastructure sectors", said a statement from Holmes County GOP Rep.More news: Protective equipment supply 'wicked problem,' says B.C. health officer
The 880-page piece of legislation, called the "Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act" or the "CARES Act, '" includes one-time payments of $1,200 to any American making less than $75,000 a year and $2,400 to married couples making up to $150,000. Families with children would be eligible for an additional $500 per child. People who didn't file returns can use other forms such as a Social Security Benefit Statement. OH members of Congress said it would bolster the unemployment insurance system so states can match the missing salary of low-income workers, and give others enough to pay bills during the downturn.