To facilitate the re-opening of schools through study of children's role in transmitting SARS-CoV-2, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 16th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 27, 2020
Length: 4 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 27, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Steil Supports Bill Requiring U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to Protect Children from COVID-19, Help Schools Reopen Safely in Fall”
— Rep. Bryan Steil [R-WI1] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 29, 2020
May 27, 2020
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H.R. 7029 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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