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Short Titles as Introduced

Hazard Pay for the Frontlines During Health Emergencies Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To require employers to pay hazard pay to health care employees during public health emergencies, and to provide a tax credit for the cost of such pay.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
04/10/2020Introduced in House

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04/10/2020Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/10/2020Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/10/2020Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means04/10/2020 Referred to
House Education and Labor04/10/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/10/2020)

Hazard Pay for the Frontlines During Health Emergencies Act

This bill requires employers to pay specified health care workers 125% percent of such workers’ regular rate of pay during a federal public-health emergency.

Generally, health care workers who provide direct and essential services are eligible for such hazard pay. Workers not eligible for such pay include, among others, dentists, optometrists, physical therapists, and other therapists and related technicians.

Employers receive a payroll tax credit for up to 100% of the hazard wages paid each calendar quarter under this bill.