To provide for the immediate procurement of COVID-19 medical testing components, materials, and supplies under the Defense Production Act of 1950.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 20th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 23, 2020
Length: 3 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on April 23, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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Apr 23, 2020
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H.R. 6609 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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