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H.R. 1818: To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to States and political subdivisions of States to support the improvement, renovation, or modernization of infrastructure at clinical laboratories that will help to improve SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 testing and response activities, including the expansion and enhancement of testing capacity at such laboratories.


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Mar 11, 2021.


This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to award grants to states and localities for improving clinical laboratory infrastructure to expand COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) testing capacity.