US HB6666 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 73-0)
Status: Introduced on May 1 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-05-01 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Pending: House Energy And Commerce Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Authorizes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to award grants for testing, contact tracing, monitoring, and other activities to address COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Entities such as federally qualified health centers, nonprofit organizations, and certain hospitals and schools are eligible to receive such grants. In awarding the grants, the CDC shall prioritize applicants that (1) operate in hot spots and medically underserved communities, and (2) agree to hire individuals from the communities where grant activities occur.

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COVID–19 Testing, Reaching, And Contacting Everyone (TRACE) Act


Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA]Rep. Don Beyer [D-VA]
Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD]Rep. G. Butterfield [D-NC]Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]
Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA]Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX]Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]
Rep. Val Demings [D-FL]Rep. Vicente Gonzalez [D-TX]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]
Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]
Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]Rep. John Larson [D-CT]Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]
Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]
Rep. Harley Rouda [D-CA]Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL]
Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS]
Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI]
Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL]Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA]
Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]Rep. Gil Cisneros [D-CA]Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA]Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]
Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX]Rep. Cedric Richmond [D-LA]Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]
Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI]Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]
Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]Rep. Kweisi Mfume [D-MD]Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]
Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA]Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL]
Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]Rep. Adam Schiff [D-CA]Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]Rep. Michael San Nicolas [D-GU]
Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]Rep. Al Green [D-TX]
Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]


2020-05-01HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
2020-05-01HouseIntroduced in House

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