H.R.6444 - Stop COVID Act of 2020116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gooden, Lance [R-TX-5] (Introduced 04/03/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/03/2020 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6444 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/03/2020)
Stop China-Originated Viral Infectious Diseases Act of 2020 or the Stop COVID Act of 2020
This bill limits the immunity of foreign states from suit in the United States.
Specifically, it bars immunity for a foreign state in cases where the foreign state, whether intentionally or unintentionally, discharges a biological weapon in the United States or that results in the bodily injury of a U.S. citizen.