A bill to extend public safety officer death benefits to public safety officers whose death is caused by COVID-19, and for other purposes.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Iowa. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 22, 2020
Length: 2 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 14, 2020
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 14, 2020.
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May 5, 2020
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May 14, 2020
Passed Senate (House next)
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Jul 20, 2020
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Aug 14, 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
S. 3607 (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 S. 3607. 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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