Senate Bill 4708
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Pandemic Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Act of 2020
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Sep 24, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Sep 24, 2020
Latest Action
Sep 24, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
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
4708
Congress
116
Policy Area
Government Operations and Politics
Government Operations and Politics
Primary focus of measure is government administration, including agency organization, contracting, facilities and property, information management and services; rulemaking and administrative law; elections and political activities; government employees and officials; Presidents; ethics and public participation; postal service. Measures concerning agency appropriations and the budget process may fall under Economics and Public Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Pandemic Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Act of 2020

This bill establishes in the legislative branch the Pandemic Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Commission to make recommendations and propose legislation for modification, consolidation, harmonization, or repeal of regulations to reduce compliance costs, encourage growth and innovation, improve competitiveness, and protect public safety.

The commission must give priority to regulations (1) the repeal or modification of which may assist recovery or response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic and future pandemics, (2) that impose disproportionately high costs on a small entity, (3) that create substantial recurring paperwork burdens or transaction costs, or (4) that could be made more effective while reducing regulatory costs.

The bill sets forth reporting requirements for the commission and procedures for congressional consideration of commission reports, recommendations, and proposed legislation.

Text (1)
September 24, 2020
Actions (2)
09/24/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
09/24/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Sep 25, 2020 4:27:11 AM
Updated
Dec 8, 2020 11:37:19 PM