US HB1342 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 25 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-04-28 - Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
Pending: House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Requires the Government Accountability Office to study the efficacy and adverse impacts of wearing masks to reduce the spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). This study must specifically address the effectiveness of masks in preventing COVID-19 compared to less restrictive measures; safety concerns with the types of masks commonly worn, including N-95 and medical masks; and the potential negative health impacts of wearing masks.

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Title

To authorize a study on the efficacy and potential negative impacts of masks to human health, and for other purposes.

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-04-28HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
2021-02-26HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2021-02-25HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-02-25HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-02-25HouseIntroduced in House

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