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H.R. 6299: Rapid Coverage of COVID-19 Vaccine Act of 2020

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To provide for the rapid coverage of preventive services and vaccines for COVID-19.

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Sponsor and status

Joe Courtney

Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2020
Length: 4 pages
Mar 19, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Mar 19, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 19, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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Rep. Courtney Bill to Cover Full Cost of COVID-19 Vaccine Included in Senates Bipartisan Coronavirus Agreement
    — Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT2] (Sponsor) on Mar 26, 2020

Rep. Courtney Introduces Bill to Cover Full Cost of Future COVID-19 Vaccine
    — Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT2] (Sponsor) on Mar 19, 2020

Rep. Courtney Introduces Bill to Cover Full Cost of Future COVID-19 Vaccine
    — Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT2] (Sponsor) on Mar 19, 2020

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Mar 19, 2020

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