National Coronavirus Commission Act Introduced

On September 23, Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Susan Collins (R-ME) and Representatives Tom Malinowski (D-NJ) and Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) introduced the National Coronavirus Commission Act (S.4666 / H.R.8358). This bill creates a non-partisan commission to assess the nation’s preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to make recommendations to improve readiness in the future. The commission has a specific charge to review the impact of COVID-19 on people with disabilities. The Arc supports this legislation. See The Arc’s statement.

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