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S. 3609 (116th): Coronavirus Immigrant Families Protection Act

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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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Mazie Hirono

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Hawaii. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 5, 2020
Length: 17 pages
Introduced
May 5, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 5, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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What legislators are saying

Hirono, Murray, and Colleagues to McConnell: Immigrants Are Essential and Deserve Support in Coronavirus Relief Legislation
    — Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI] (Sponsor) on Jul 31, 2020

Durbin, Hirono, Colleagues To McConnell: Immigrants Are Essential & Deserve Support In COVID-19 Relief Legislation
    — Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 31, 2020

Feinstein, Hirono, Murray, Colleagues Urge Support for Immigrants in Coronavirus Relief Legislation
    — Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] on Jul 31, 2020

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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.

S. 3609 (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. 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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