US HR906 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 90-8)
Status: Introduced on March 23 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-23 - Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
Pending: House Financial Services Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Calling on the President to invoke the Defense Production Act to respond to COVID-19. This resolution calls on the President to (1) use all relevant authorities of the Defense Production Act to direct the domestic production of supplies to address COVID-19 (i.e., the coronavirus disease 2019), and (2) share specified information regarding the use of such authorities with Congress. (The Defense Production 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 resolution also states that Congress stands ready to make additional appropriations available for this effort.

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Title

Calling on the President to invoke the Defense Production Act to respond to COVID-19.

Sponsors

Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI]Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]Rep. Katie Porter [D-CA]Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI]
Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]Rep. Rebecca Sherrill [D-NJ]Rep. Steve Chabot [R-OH]
Rep. Anthony Gonzalez [R-OH]Rep. Don Bacon [R-NE]Rep. Fred Upton [R-MI]Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL]
Rep. Nicholas Taylor [R-TX]Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI]Rep. Colin Allred [D-TX]Rep. Cindy Axne [D-IA]
Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]Rep. Don Beyer [D-VA]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]
Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]Rep. Anthony Brindisi [D-NY]Rep. Cheri Bustos [D-IL]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]
Rep. Ed Case [D-HI]Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL]Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]
Rep. Gil Cisneros [D-CA]Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D-MO]Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]Rep. Jim Cooper [D-TN]
Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT]Rep. Angela Craig [D-MN]Rep. Jason Crow [D-CO]Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]
Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT]Rep. Antonio Delgado [D-NY]Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI]
Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY]Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]Rep. Elizabeth Fletcher [D-TX]Rep. Marcia Fudge [D-OH]
Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]Rep. Sylvia Garcia [D-TX]Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]Rep. Vicente Gonzalez [D-TX]
Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]Rep. James Himes [D-CT]
Rep. Chrissy Houlahan [D-PA]Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA]Rep. Joseph Kennedy [D-MA]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]
Rep. Andy Kim [D-NJ]Rep. Adam Kinzinger [R-IL]Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi [D-IL]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]
Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-NJ]
Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA]Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]
Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ]
Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]Rep. Dean Phillips [D-MN]Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]
Rep. David Price [D-NC]Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]
Rep. Harley Rouda [D-CA]Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL]
Rep. Robert Scott [D-VA]Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL]Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]
Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]Rep. Haley Stevens [D-MI]Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]
Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. David Trone [D-MD]Rep. Filemon Vela [D-TX]
Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Jennifer Wexton [D-VA]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-03-23HouseReferred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
2020-03-23HouseIntroduced in House

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