To provide emergency paid leave benefits to certain individuals affected by COVID-19, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 11, 2020
Length: 11 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on March 11, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“House Passes Coronavirus Bill That Includes Core Components of Murphys Emergency Paid Leave Act”
— Rep. Stephanie Murphy [D-FL7] (Sponsor) on Mar 14, 2020
Mar 11, 2020
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H.R. 6198 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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