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H.R. 7909: Ensuring Children and Child Care Workers Are Safe Act of 2020

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To facilitate access to child care services safely and securely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Sponsor and status

Abby Finkenauer

Sponsor. Representative for Iowa's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 17, 2020
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
Jul 31, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 16, 2020

This bill passed in the House on September 16, 2020 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jul 31, 2020
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Sep 11, 2020
 
On House Schedule

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Sep 11, 2020
 
Text Published

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Sep 16, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 7909 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 7909. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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