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S. 3578: COVID-19 Funding Accountability Act of 2020

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About the bill

Many hands make light work. At 335 pages, March’s $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act only came together so quickly by incorporating provisions of 29 other bills pending before Congress. So what were some of these other bills?

Rapid Coverage for Coronavirus Vaccines Act

This requires private health insurance plans to cover any covid-19 treatments or vaccines.

It was previously introduced in the Senate on March 17 as bill number S. 3505, by Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL).

“We have to do everything we can to mitigate the spread of covid-19. This bill will allow Americans to rapidly access vaccines for this novel coronavirus as soon as they are available,” Sen. Jones said in a press release upon introduction. “Congress should immediately pass [it] as part ...

Sponsor and status

Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Iowa. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 24, 2020
Length: 25 pages
Introduced
Mar 24, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Parts Incorporated Into Other Measures

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 24, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 748: Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 27, 2020. (compare text)
Prognosis
6% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Mar 24, 2020
 
Introduced

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Passed Senate

 
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Signed by the President

S. 3578 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 S. 3578. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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