S.3507 - A bill to require the Secretary of Defense to make testing for the coronavirus disease 19 available to all members of the Armed Forces deployed to an area in which the United States Central Command has responsibility.116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI] (Introduced 03/17/2020)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/17/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3507 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/17/2020)
This bill requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to make available, to specified servicemembers, testing for the coronavirus (i.e., the virus that causes COVID-19).
The bill requires that testing be made available to all members of the Armed Forces deployed to an area in which the United States Central Command has responsibility (presently including 20 nations in the Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia).
DOD shall report on policies or protocols provided to members of the Armed Forces regarding testing.