House Bill 3125
117th Congress(2021-2022)
COVID-19 Emergency Medical Supplies Enhancement Act of 2021
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Passed House on May 18, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 11, 2021
Latest Action
May 19, 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
3125
Congress
117
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
Passed
May 18, 2021
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 Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H2456-2457)
Summary

COVID-19 Emergency Medical Supplies Enhancement Act of 2021

This bill expands certain authorities under the Defense Production Act of 1950 (DPA) and authorizes the President and federal agencies to take specific actions to support the production of critical medical supplies during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency, including with respect to private-sector coordination, needs assessments, and overall strategies.

The bill makes loans under the DPA subject to certain notification requirements.

A report required under the DPA for FY2022 and FY2023 shall include the percentage of contracts awarded to small businesses.

Text (3)
Actions (9)
05/19/2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
05/18/2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
05/18/2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H2456-2457)
05/18/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H2456-2457)
05/18/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3125.
05/18/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2456-2458)
05/18/2021
Mr. Cleaver moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
05/11/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
05/11/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
May 12, 2021 7:12:14 AM
Record Updated
Sep 22, 2021 6:40:29 PM