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H.R. 758: Vaccinate Americans, Not Terrorists Act

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Who should be prioritized in the line for immunizations?

Context

There’s not currently enough vaccine in existence to vaccinate everyone right away, and government officials have been having to make hard choices about who goes first and who goes last.

Established in 2002 after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Guantánamo Bay military prison has housed about 780 suspected terrorists during its history. The site has proven controversial because many detainees were held indefinitely without actually being charged or being put on trial, though its defenders — including former President Donald Trump — say it’s critical to national security.

While the prisoner population has shrunk dramatically since its 2003 peak, about 40 people are currently still held there.

On January 29, it was revealed that the Pentagon had decided to ...

Sponsor and status

Ashley Hinson

Sponsor. Representative for Iowa's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 3, 2021
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Feb 3, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on Feb 3, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 3, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Feb 3, 2021
 
Introduced

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Passed House

 
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Signed by the President

H.R. 758 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 758. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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