To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to require providers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine upon full approval by the Food & Drug Administration unless an exception applies, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 13, 2021
Length: 6 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on August 13, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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Aug 13, 2021
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H.R. 5007 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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