A bill to ensure that all communities have access to urgently needed COVID-19 testing, treatment, public health information, and relief benefits regardless of immigration status or limited English proficiency, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Hawaii. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 5, 2020
Length: 17 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 5, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
14 Cosponsors (13 Democrats, 1 Independent)
What legislators are saying
May 5, 2020
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S. 3609 (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 S. 3609. 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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