To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to authorize rewards regarding the identification of credible information regarding the origins of COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
John W. Rose
Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Aug 10, 2021
Length: 2 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on August 10, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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9 Cosponsors (9 Republicans)
Aug 10, 2021
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Jan 11, 2023
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 301.
H.R. 5004 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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