H.R.6623 - COVID-19 Language Access Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] (Introduced 04/24/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Reform|
|Latest Action:||04/28/2020 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6623 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/24/2020)
COVID-19 Language Access Act
This bill requires each federal agency that receives federal assistance related to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic to translate any English language written material prepared for the general public relating to the pandemic into specified languages not later than seven days after such material is made available in English.
Such languages shall include, at a minimum, the following: Spanish, Arabic, Cambodian, Chinese, Haitian Creole, French, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Russian, Tagalog, Urdu, Vietnamese, Greek, Polish, Thai, and Portuguese.