S.783 - COVID Community Care Act117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA] (Introduced 03/16/2021)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/16/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.783 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/16/2021)
COVID Community Care Act
This bill provides FY2021 supplemental appropriations for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019).
Specifically, the bill provides appropriations to the HHS Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund and the Indian Health Service for implementing programs to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19 in medically underserved communities and among tribal populations, respectively.
The bill designates the funding as emergency spending, which is exempt from discretionary spending limits.