H.R.8017 - MOTION Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Mucarsel-Powell, Debbie [D-FL-26] (Introduced 08/11/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/11/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.8017 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/11/2020)
Mobile Options for Testing In Our Neighborhoods Act or the MOTION Act
This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award grants within 120 days to, among others, specified health facilities, governmental health departments, and nonprofits for establishing or maintaining mobile testing programs for COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) and the virus that causes it.
In awarding these grants, HHS must take into account certain state-based plans for COVID-19 testing and give priority to applicants that serve communities with limited access to transportation, medically underserved populations, and areas with shortages of health professionals.