Senate Simple Resolution 679
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A resolution expressing appreciation and support for essential employees with disabilities or who are blind during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Aug 10, 2020
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Aug 10, 2020
Latest Action
Aug 10, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Simple Resolution
Simple Resolution
A form of legislative measure introduced and potentially acted upon by only one congressional chamber and used for the regulation of business only within the chamber of origin. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.Res. or S.Res. Joint resolutions and concurrent resolutions are other types of resolutions.
Bill Number
679
Congress
116
Policy Area
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
Primary focus of measure is discrimination on basis of race, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, health or disability; First Amendment rights; due process and equal protection; abortion rights; privacy. Measures concerning abortion rights and procedures may fall under Health policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Indiana
Louisiana
Michigan
Mississippi
South Carolina
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

This resolution recognizes the essential work performed by individuals with disabilities or who are blind during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. It recognizes and thanks essential employees with disabilities or who are blind for their vital contributions.

Text (1)
August 10, 2020
Actions (2)
08/10/2020
Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text: CR S5379-5380)
08/10/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Aug 11, 2020 4:27:09 AM
Updated
Oct 27, 2020 1:55:13 AM