US HB6623 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 50-0)
Status: Introduced on April 24 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-04-28 - Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E403)
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

COVID-19 Language Access Act This bill requires each federal agency that receives federal assistance related to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic to translate any English language written material prepared for the general public relating to the pandemic into specified languages not later than seven days after such material is made available in English. Such languages shall include, at a minimum, the following: Spanish, Arabic, Cambodian, Chinese, Haitian Creole, French, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Russian, Tagalog, Urdu, Vietnamese, Greek, Polish, Thai, and Portuguese.

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Title

COVID-19 Language Access Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-04-28HouseSponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E403)
2020-04-24HouseReferred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
2020-04-24HouseIntroduced in House

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