Text: H.R.6376 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/23/2020)


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6376


To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to exempt the reimbursement for certain travel to return to the United States, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 23, 2020

Ms. Velázquez (for herself, Mr. Smith of New Jersey, Ms. Clarke of New York, Mr. Neguse, Mr. Nadler, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Sherman, Mrs. Hayes, Mr. Raskin, Ms. Omar, Mr. Schiff, and Mr. Espaillat) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs


A BILL

To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to exempt the reimbursement for certain travel to return to the United States, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Exemption of reimbursement for certain travel to return to the United States.

Section 4 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (22 U.S.C. 2671) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

“(e) In the case of a communicable disease for which the Federal Government has issued a travel alert or travel warning, the reimbursement requirements under subsections (b)(2)(A)(ii) and (d) shall not apply.”.


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