To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a program of death and hospitalization benefits for essential workers who die as a result of COVID-19 or related complications, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 14th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 19, 2020
Length: 9 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 19, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
May 19, 2020
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H.R. 6955 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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