4/26 Weekly Legislative Update


H.R. 6322: Student Veteran Coronavirus Response Act of 2020
Passed House with no objection (individual votes not recorded)
Passed Senate with unanimous consent (individual votes not recorded)

H.R. 266: Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act
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Passed Senate by voice vote (individual votes not recorded)
Signed into law by President Trump on April 24, 2020

Electing Doris Matsui (D-CA) to the House Committee on Rules
Agreed to in the House (individual votes not recorded)

H.Res. 938: Providing for the adoption of the resolution (H.Res. 935) establishing a Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis as a select investigative subcommittee of the Committee on Oversight and Reform.
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HR 6446 by Clay Higgins (R-LA3) would allow the Trump Administration to delay the census indefinitely. The bill has no co-sponsors as of yet, and awaits a hearing in the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. Opponents say the bill is unconstitutional based on the original time limits for the census. Supporters say this bill prioritizes public health.

H.R. 6202, by Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR3)/ S. 3440, by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) would require all states to offer voting by mail if at least 13 states have declared an emergency.
The House version has 16 co-sponsors, all Democrats. The Senate version has no co-sponsors yet. Bills are in the House Administration Committee and the Senate Rules and Administration Committee respectively.