Senate Bill 3850
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Equitable Data Collection and Disclosure on COVID-19 Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jun 1, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jun 1, 2020
Latest Action
Jun 1, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
3850
Congress
116
Policy Area
Health
Health
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No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Equitable Data Collection and Disclosure on COVID-19 Act

This bill establishes the Commission on Ensuring Health Equity During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and adds reporting requirements for certain demographic data related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019).

Among other activities, the commission must (1) determine approaches to using data to reduce demographic disparities in COVID-19 prevalence and outcomes, and (2) submit findings and recommendations to Congress on a specified timeline until the end of the public health emergency.

During the public health emergency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services must publish, and update daily, data on COVID-19 testing, treatment, and outcomes that is disaggregated by race, ethnicity, and other demographic characteristics on the CDC website. In addition, the Indian Health Service shall consult with tribes with respect to COVID-19 data collection and reporting. The Department of Health and Human Services must make a summary of final statistics related to COVID-19 publicly available and report specified information to Congress within 60 days of the end of the public health emergency.

Text (1)
Actions (2)
06/01/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
06/01/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jun 2, 2020 4:27:07 AM
Updated
Jun 11, 2021 10:02:15 PM