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H.R. 6200 (116th): Pandemic EBT Act of 2020

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To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to provide certain food assistance for eligible children during periods when their schools are closed due to a public health emergency; and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Marcia Fudge

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 11th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 11, 2020
Length: 5 pages
Mar 11, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
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This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 6201: Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 18, 2020. (compare text)

2 Cosponsors (2 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Reps. Fudge, Scott Send Letter to USDA Requesting Clarification of Pandemic EBT Guidelines
    — Rep. Marcia Fudge [D-OH11, 2008-2021] (Sponsor) on Sep 3, 2020

Reps. Fudge, Scott Send Letter to USDA Requesting Clarification of Pandemic EBT Guidelines
    — Rep. Robert “Bobby” Scott [D-VA3] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 3, 2020

Fudge, Kaptur Applaud USDA Approval of Ohio's Pandemic EBT Proposal
    — Rep. Marcia Fudge [D-OH11, 2008-2021] (Sponsor) on May 12, 2020

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Mar 11, 2020

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H.R. 6200 (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. 6200. 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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