POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.6344 — To modify the economic injury disaster loan of the Small Business Administration in response to COVID-19, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-3]; Committees: House - Small Business

H.R.6349 — To establish grant programs for small business development centers, women’s business centers, and chapters of the Service Corps of Retired Executives in response to COVID-19, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Golden, Jared F. [D-ME-2]; Committees: House - Small Business

H.R.6351 — To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to administer vaccinations for COVID-19, once available, at no cost to the inoculated, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6361 — To provide loan and obligation payment relief for small businesses and non-profits affected by the COVID-19 emergency, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7]; Committees: House - Financial Services

H.R.6365 — To provide emergency financial assistance to rural health care facilities and providers impacted by the COVID-19 emergency; Sponsor: Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Small Business

H.R.6367 — To provide grants to small business development centers, women’s business centers, and chapters of the Service Corps of Retired Executives to allow telework and create marketing materials in response to COVID-19, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10]; Committees: House - Small Business

H.R.6373 — To increase the amount available under the Defense Production Act of 1950 to respond to the coronavirus epidemic, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51]; Committees: House - Financial Services

H.R.6379 — Making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17]; Committees: House - Appropriations; Budget; Ways and Means

S.Res.550 — A resolution commending the people in the United States who are carrying out essential tasks during the unprecedented time of crisis created by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19); Sponsor: Sen. Perdue, David [R-GA]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

S.3568 — A bill to require the President to use authorities under the Defense Production Act of 1950 to require emergency production of medical equipment to address the COVID-19 outbreak; Sponsor: Sen. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT]; Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

S.3570 — A bill to provide for the expedited procurement of equipment needed to combat COVID-19 under the Defense Production Act of 1950; Sponsor: Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]; Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

S.3573 — A bill to require personal protective equipment to be included in the strategic national stockpile, and to require the Federal Government to procure such equipment from United States sources, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Rick [R-FL]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3574 — A bill to protect consumers from price-gouging during emergencies; Sponsor: Sen. Tillis, Thom [R-NC]; Committees: Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

S.3575 — A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to restore entitlement to rehabilitation programs for veterans affected by school closures or disapprovals, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]; Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs

S.3576 — A bill to clarify that the Federal Trade Commission Act prohibits excessive and unjustified price increases in the sale of certain products and services when an emergency or disaster results in abnormal disruptions of the market, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]; Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation

S.3577 — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax exemption for distilled spirits used for hand sanitizer; Sponsor: Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.3578 — A bill to provide oversight for the care and assistance provided to businesses under the coronavirus relief package; Sponsor: Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA]; Committees: Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

H.R.6383 — To provide for research and education with respect to uterine fibroids, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6390 — To require the President to use authorities under the Defense Production Act of 1950 to require emergency production of medical equipment to address the COVID-19 outbreak; Sponsor: Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]; Committees: House - Financial Services

H.R.6393 — To require the Secretary of Defense to submit to Congress a report on the reliance by the Department of Defense on imports of certain pharmaceutical products made in part or in whole in certain countries, to establish postmarket reporting requirements for pharmaceuticals, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Waltz, Michael [R-FL-6]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Armed Services; Oversight and Reform; Energy and Commerce

S.Res.554 — A resolution recognizing the contributions of health care professionals during the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic; Sponsor: Sen. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3580 — A bill to require the Comptroller General of the United States to submit to Congress a report assessing the billing practices of the Department of Defense for care received under the TRICARE program and at military medical treatment facilities, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV]; Committees: Senate - Armed Services

S.3581 — A bill to require the Comptroller General of the United States to submit to Congress a report assessing Federal, State, and other mental health services available to members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV]; Committees: Senate - Armed Services

S.3582 — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand eligibility for the health care tax credit to workers in certain critical industries; Sponsor: Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.3584 — A bill to direct the Secretary of Labor to issue an emergency temporary standard that requires certain employers to develop and implement a comprehensive infectious disease exposure control plan to protect employees in the health care sectors and other employees at elevated risk from exposure to SARS-CoV-2, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3586 — A bill to reduce Federal spending and fund the acquisition of unexpired personal protective equipment (including face masks) for the strategic national stockpile by terminating taxpayer financing of Presidential election campaigns; Sponsor: Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

H.R.6396 — A bill to provide tax and regulatory relief and health care flexibility to individuals and businesses affected by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic; Sponsor: Rep. Biggs; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Education and Labor; Oversight and Reform; House Administration; Energy and Commerce; Small Business; Judiciary; Financial Services; Veterans’ Affairs; Agriculture

H.R.6398 — A bill to provide for the expedited procurement of equipment needed to combat COVID-19 under the Defense Production Act of 1950; Sponsor: Rep. Crow; Committees: House - Financial Services; Transportation and Infrastructure

H.R.6399 — A bill to amend the Defense Production Act of 1950 to ensure the supply of certain medical articles essential to national defense, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Hill; Committees: House - Financial Services

H.R.6406 — A bill to require personal protective equipment to be included in the strategic national stockpile, and to require the Federal Government to procure such equipment from United States sources, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Yoho; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Oversight and Reform; Transportation and Infrastructure



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