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H.R. 6637: Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2020

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To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Jesús García

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 28, 2020
Length: 1003 pages
Apr 28, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Apr 28, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 28, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. García, Tri-Caucus Urge Congressional Leadership to Support Health Equity Measures in Upcoming Relief Package
    — Rep. Jesús García [D-IL4] (Sponsor) on Jul 31, 2020

Sarbanes Joins Effort to Reduce COVID-19 Health Disparities and Improve Health Care for Communities of Color
    — Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD3] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 14, 2020

Addressing Constituents Coronavirus Concerns: Congressional Update
    — Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH3] (Co-sponsor) on May 2, 2020

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Apr 28, 2020

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