US HB6390 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 122-2)
Status: Introduced on March 25 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-25 - Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
Pending: House Financial Services Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Medical Supply Chain Emergency Act of 2020 This bill directs the President to use existing authorities under the Defense Production Act of 1950 with respect to the production of ventilators, N-95 respirator masks, and specified personal protective equipment to address COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). (That act confers upon the President a broad set of authorities to influence domestic industry in order to provide essential materials and goods needed for the national defense.) The President must (1) make a determination that such items are essential for the national defense, (2) identify private-sector capacity to produce these items, and (3) exercise authorities under the act to require emergency production of them at a reasonable price. In addition, the President shall coordinate the allocation of these items based on requests from governors and the needs of the states as determined by the number of COVID-19 cases and the proportion of the population at higher risk of the disease in a given state. The bill makes specified funds available for these efforts. Equipment produced under these authorities but unused at the termination of the COVID-19 emergency declared on March 13, 2020, shall be deposited into the Strategic National Stockpile.

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Title

Medical Supply Chain Emergency Act of 2020

Sponsors

Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI]Rep. John Katko [R-NY]Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL]
Rep. Norma Torres [D-CA]Rep. Max Rose [D-NY]Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. David Scott [D-GA]
Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]Rep. Ben Lujan [D-NM]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-NJ]
Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA]Rep. James Himes [D-CT]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA]
Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA]Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD]Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]
Rep. Dean Phillips [D-MN]Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]
Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH]Rep. Marcia Fudge [D-OH]Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]
Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. Gil Cisneros [D-CA]Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]
Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI]Rep. Haley Stevens [D-MI]Rep. Chrissy Houlahan [D-PA]Rep. Jennifer Wexton [D-VA]
Rep. Colin Allred [D-TX]Rep. Rebecca Sherrill [D-NJ]Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA]Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI]Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT]Rep. David Loebsack [D-IA]
Rep. Josh Gottheimer [D-NJ]Rep. Adam Schiff [D-CA]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]
Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]Rep. Donald Norcross [D-NJ]Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA]Rep. Angela Craig [D-MN]
Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]
Rep. Don Beyer [D-VA]Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]Rep. John Larson [D-CT]Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]
Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO]Rep. Andy Kim [D-NJ]
Rep. Troy Balderson [R-OH]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]Rep. Elizabeth Fletcher [D-TX]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]
Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell [D-FL]Rep. Linda Sanchez [D-CA]Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]
Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA]Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT]
Rep. David Trone [D-MD]Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]
Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA]Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]
Rep. Filemon Vela [D-TX]Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]Rep. Josh Harder [D-CA]Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]
Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX]Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]
Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]Rep. Denny Heck [D-WA]Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. Robert Scott [D-VA]
Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL]Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL]Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL]
Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA]Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]
Rep. Abby Finkenauer [D-IA]Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]Rep. Jim Costa [D-CA]Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]
Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]Rep. Jeff Van Drew [D-NJ]
Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA]Rep. Ed Case [D-HI]Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA]
Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi [D-IL]Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]
Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV]Rep. Cindy Axne [D-IA]Rep. Joseph Kennedy [D-MA]Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-03-25HouseReferred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
2020-03-25HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB3568 (Same As) 2020-03-23 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

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