To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure communications accessibility for residents of skilled nursing facilities during the COVID-19 emergency period.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 38th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 13, 2020
Length: 3 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 13, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
May 13, 2020
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Feb 2, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 727.
H.R. 6855 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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