To require the President to use authorities under the Defense Production Act of 1950 to require emergency production of the supplies necessary for distributing and administering the COVID-19 vaccine, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 13th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 2, 2020
Length: 4 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on October 2, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Oct 2, 2020
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H.R. 8508 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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