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H.R. 8943 (116th): Pandemic Supplies Production Act

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To direct the President to use authority under the Defense Production Act of 1950 to ensure an adequate supply of equipment necessary for limiting the spread of COVID-19, to elevate the Director of the Defense Logistics Agency as the head of the COVID-19 Joint Acquisition Task Force, to require the Director of the Defense Logistics Agency to establish a system for States and localities to access covered items during a covered emergency, and for other purposes.

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John Larson

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

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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2020
Length: 10 pages
Dec 10, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 10, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.



Dec 10, 2020

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H.R. 8943 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 8943. 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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