To require employers to pay essential pay to health care employees during public health emergencies, and to provide a tax credit for the cost of such pay.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 4, 2020
Length: 6 pages
Jun 4, 2020
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Feb 2, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 738.
H.R. 7117 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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