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S. 4280: A bill to reduce the health risks of heat by authorizing the National Integrated Heat Health Information System Interagency Committee to improve extreme heat preparedness and response, requiring a study, and establishing a grant program to address heat effects, and for other purposes.

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Jul 22, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Jul 22, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 22, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Edward “Ed” Markey

Junior Senator for Massachusetts



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Jul 22, 2020

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S. 4280 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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