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H.R. 6800: The Heroes Act

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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: May 15, 2020
Length: 1854 pages
Introduced
May 12, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on May 15, 2020

This bill passed in the House on May 15, 2020 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

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95% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

May 12, 2020
 
Introduced

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May 12, 2020
 
Text Published

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May 15, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 6800 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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