US HB6440 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 13-2)
Status: Introduced on April 3 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-04-03 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Pending: House Energy And Commerce Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Pandemic Rapid Response Act This bill establishes the National Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the legislative branch and sets forth its powers, duties, funding, and membership. Specifically, the commission shall (1) investigate the facts and circumstances of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic, (2) evaluate lessons learned regarding preparedness and response activities, and (3) report findings and make recommendations on preventing a similar outbreak from occurring in the future. The commission must avoid duplicating the work of other government entities and terminates 60 days after the submission of its final report.

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Title

Pandemic Rapid Response Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-04-03HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
2020-04-03HouseIntroduced in House

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