H.R.6271 - Unemployment Assistance for Individuals Impacted by Quarantine Order for a National or State Public Health Emergency Act of 2020116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] (Introduced 03/13/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/16/2020 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6271 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/13/2020)
Unemployment Assistance for Individuals Impacted by Quarantine Order for a National or State Public Health Emergency Act of 2020
This bill authorizes the President to treat a national or state public health emergency, including a virus threat or other health pandemic, as a major disaster for purposes of providing disaster unemployment assistance.
The President may provide additional unemployment assistance to an individual who is under a quarantine order and meets certain requirements.