To direct the President, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, to develop and carry out a strategy to seek reimbursement from the People's Republic of China of funds made available by the United States Government to address the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 17th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2020
Length: 3 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on March 26, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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11 Cosponsors (11 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
Mar 26, 2020
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H.R. 6405 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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