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H.R. 8406 (116th): The Heroes Act

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Making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Nita Lowey

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2020
Length: 2154 pages
Sep 29, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 29, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 8472: Impact Aid Coronavirus Relief Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 4, 2020. (compare text)

10 Cosponsors (10 Democrats)


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Donald Trump [R, 2017-2021]: H.R. 8406 – The HEROES Act (Oct 1, 2020)

What legislators are saying

Rep. Spano Votes ‘NO’ on $2.2 Trillion Spending Bill
    — Rep. Ross Spano [R-FL15, 2019-2020] on Oct 1, 2020

McAdams votes against partisan COVID measure
    — Rep. Ben McAdams [D-UT4, 2019-2020] on Oct 1, 2020

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - October 02, 2020
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] on Oct 5, 2020

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Sep 29, 2020

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

H.R. 8406 (116th) was 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. 8406. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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