House Bill 6435
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Combating Pandemic Scams Act of 2020
Became Law
Became Law
Became Public Law 116-287 on Jan 5, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Apr 3, 2020
Latest Action
Jan 5, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
6435
Congress
116
Policy Area
Commerce
Commerce
Primary focus of measure is business investment, development, regulation; small business; consumer affairs; competition and restrictive trade practices; manufacturing, distribution, retail; marketing; intellectual property. Measures concerning international competitiveness and restrictions on imports and exports may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Georgia
New Hampshire
North Carolina
Passed
November 17, 2020
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H5831-5832)
Summary

Combating Pandemic Scams Act of 2020

This bill requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), in consultation with relevant agencies, to inform the public about mail, telemarketing, and internet scams related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). The FTC must establish a national database for such information and must also disseminate information on how to report COVID-19-related scams to the appropriate agency.

Text (5)
November 18, 2020
November 17, 2020
November 16, 2020
April 3, 2020
Public Record
Record Created
Apr 4, 2020 7:12:16 AM
Record Updated
Oct 15, 2021 11:30:48 PM