About the bill
Presumably the bill’s sponsors also dislike the Bruno Mars song ‘Leave the Door Open.’
In a July speech at the White House, President Joe Biden caused controversy with a remark implying that the push for COVID-19 vaccinations would shift to more of a door to door approach.
“We are continuing to wind down the mass vaccination sites,” Biden said. “Now we need to go to community by community, neighborhood by neighborhood, and oftentimes, door to door — literally knocking on doors — to get help to the remaining people protected from the virus.”
Biden portrayed this as a way to reach people where they already were. “So, as we shift from these centralized mass vaccination sites, where we were doing thousands of people a day, we’re going to put …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 11th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 28, 2021
Length: 2 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on July 28, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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4 Cosponsors (4 Republicans)
Jul 28, 2021
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H.R. 4749 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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