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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Pandemic Heroes Compensation Act of 2020

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide for the establishment of a COVID-19 Compensation Fund, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
05/15/2020Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

Date All Actions
05/15/2020Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/15/2020Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (42)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10]* 05/15/2020
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2]* 05/15/2020
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] 05/22/2020
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 05/22/2020
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 05/22/2020
Rep. Hayes, Jahana [D-CT-5] 05/22/2020
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 05/22/2020
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 05/22/2020
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 05/22/2020
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] 05/22/2020
Rep. Haaland, Debra A. [D-NM-1] 05/27/2020
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12] 05/27/2020
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2] 05/27/2020
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8] 06/01/2020
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] 06/01/2020
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28] 06/01/2020
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] 06/01/2020
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 06/04/2020
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] 06/04/2020
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3] 06/04/2020
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13] 06/04/2020
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria [D-NY-14] 06/11/2020
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] 06/11/2020
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14] 06/11/2020
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] 06/11/2020
Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34] 06/11/2020
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 06/11/2020
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] 06/11/2020
Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7] 06/11/2020
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 06/11/2020
Rep. Dean, Madeleine [D-PA-4] 06/18/2020
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17] 06/25/2020
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 06/25/2020
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44] 07/01/2020
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 07/01/2020
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] 07/09/2020
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] 07/16/2020
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34] 07/16/2020
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15] 07/22/2020
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] 08/14/2020
Rep. Sherrill, Mikie [D-NJ-11] 08/14/2020
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 12/04/2020

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary05/15/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/15/2020)

Pandemic Heroes Compensation Act of 2020

This bill allows essential workers and their family members to file claims and receive compensation for harm or death suffered as a result of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019).

A Special Master appointed by the Department of Justice must review claims submitted and determine if a claimant is eligible for compensation, the extent of the harm to the claimant, and the amount of compensation to be awarded.