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S. 3786: A bill to reimburse United States citizens for costs incurred for commercial flights arranged by the Department of State to evacuate them from foreign countries due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to waive promissory notes and the obligation to repay emergency repatriation loans related to such travel.

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May 20, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on May 20, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 20, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Jeff Merkley

Junior Senator for Oregon



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May 20, 2020

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S. 3786 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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