To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to extend the period of authorized stay for certain alien health care workers during the COVID-19 emergency period, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 10th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 5, 2020
Length: 2 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 5, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
May 5, 2020
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H.R. 6717 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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