US HB6909 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 41-1)
Status: Introduced on May 15 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-05-15 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Pandemic Heroes Compensation Act of 2020 This bill allows essential workers and their family members to file claims and receive compensation for harm or death suffered as a result of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). A Special Master appointed by the Department of Justice must review claims submitted and determine if a claimant is eligible for compensation, the extent of the harm to the claimant, and the amount of compensation to be awarded.

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Title

Pandemic Heroes Compensation Act of 2020

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-05-15HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2020-05-15HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB3755 (Same As) 2020-05-18 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
HB7628 (Related) 2020-07-16 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
HB7672 (Related) 2020-07-20 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

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