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H.R. 5997 (116th): Emergency Response Coordinator Act of 2020

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To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to designate an official within the Department of Health and Human Services to coordinate the efforts of Federal departments and agencies with respect to COVID-19.

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Eliot Engel

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 16th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Feb 27, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 27, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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Feb 27, 2020
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5997 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5997. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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