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S. 3607: Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act of 2020


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

Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Iowa. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
May 5, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 14, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 14, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-157
Source

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 7031: Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act of 2020

Introduced on May 27, 2020. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

May 5, 2020
 
Introduced

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

May 14, 2020
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 20, 2020
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 14, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 3607 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. 3607. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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