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H.R. 6379 (116th): Workforce Emergency Response Act of 2020

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Making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Nita Lowey

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 23, 2020
Length: 1403 pages
Mar 23, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 23, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 6322: Student Veteran Coronavirus Response Act of 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 28, 2020. (compare text)
H.R. 5663: Safeguarding Therapeutics Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 5, 2021. (compare text)

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What legislators are saying

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Applauds the Introduction of the Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act
    — Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA13] on Mar 23, 2020

Espaillat and meng call for key food assistance program to allow hot food purchases
    — Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY13] on Apr 14, 2020

Kuster Calls for Direct Funding for Smaller Municipalities Responding to COVID-19
    — Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH2] on Apr 3, 2020

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Mar 23, 2020

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H.R. 6379 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6379. 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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