Summary: S.476 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (02/25/2021)

Pandemic Heroes Compensation Act of 2021

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.