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Legislation (Proposed & Enacted) Representative Royce Duplessis 2020 LA H.R. 61 (NS) 2020 Louisiana House Resolution No. 61, Louisiana 2020 Regular Session (VERSION: Introduced) 5/29/2020 SUMMARY: A RESOLUTION To urge and request the Louisiana Department of Health to study the matter of racial disparities in COVID-19 death rates in this state and to report findings of the study to the House of Representatives of the Legislature of Louisiana. 2020 Regular Session HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 61 BY REPRESENTATIVES DUPLESSIS, LANDRY, FREEMAN, HUGHES, NEWELL, AND WILLARD HEALTH: Urges and requests the La. Department of Health to study and report on the matter of racial disparities in COVID-19 death rates in this state A RESOLUTION To urge and request the Louisiana Department of Health to... ...of Health to study and report on the matter of racial disparities in COVID- 19 death rates in this state VERSION: Introduced May 29, 2020… ...the Louisiana Department of Health to study the matter of racial disparities in COVID- 19 death rates in this state and to report findings of.. ...of Health to study and report on the matter of racial disparities in COVID- 19 death rates in this state A RESOLUTION To urge and… ...the Louisiana Department of Health to study the matter of racial disparities in COVID- 19 death rates in this state and to report findings of...
Legislation (Proposed & Enacted) Winnie Brinks 2019 MI S.B. 944 (NS) 2019 Michigan Senate Bill No. 944, Michigan One-Hundredth Legislature - Regular Session of 2019 (VERSION: Introduced) 5/28/2020 SUMMARY: A bill to create a task force on racial disparities in the department of health and human services and to prescribe its powers and duties; to provide for the powers and duties of certain state and local officers and entities; and to repeal acts and parts of acts. SENATE BILL NO. 944 May 28, 2020, Introduced by Senators BRINKS, ANANICH, WOJNO, CHANG, BAYER, GEISS, BULLOCK, MCCANN, IRWIN, MCMORROW, MOSS, ALEXANDER, SANTANA, HERTEL and HOLLIER and referred to the Committee on Government Operations. A bill to create a task force on racial disparities in the department of health and human... ...Session of 2019 MICHIGAN BILL TEXT TITLE: Health; other; Michigan coronavirus task force on racial disparities; create. VERSION: Introduced May 28, 2020 20200528 Version Date… ...or his or her designee. (d) Task force" means the coronavirus task force on racial disparities described in section 3. Sec. 3. (1) The coronavirus task force on racial disparities created under Executive Order No. 2020-55 within the..." ...do all of the following: (a) Study the causes of racial disparities related to coronavirus and recommend actions to address the disparities. (b) Recommend actions… ...the following: i ) Increasing transparency in reporting data regarding the racial and ethnic impact of coronavirus. ii ) Removing barriers to accessing physical and mental health care...
Legislation (Proposed & Enacted) Sponsors: JONES,PICKETT,RYAN,HICKERNELL,GROVE,ZIMMERMAN,GILLEN,THOMAS 2019 PA H.B. 1210 (NS) 2019 Pennsylvania House Bill No. 1210, Pennsylvania Two Hundred Fourth General Assembly - 2019-2020 (VERSION: Amended/Substituted) 5/28/2020 SUMMARY: An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in preliminary provisions, further providing for Special Education Funding Commission and for Basic Education Funding Commission; in school finances, further providing for payroll tax; in grounds and buildings, further providing for limitation on new applications for Department of Education approval of public school building projects; in school safety and security, further providing for School Safety and Security Grant Program and providing for COVID-19 disaster emergency school health......for School Safety and Security Grant Program and providing for COVID- 19 disaster emergency school health and safety grants for 2020-2021… ...providing for applicability; and repealing provisions relating to report of racial and ethnic groupings, to study of public schools that provide...
Legislation (Proposed & Enacted) Primary Sponsor(s): Wimberly, Benjie E., Co-Sponsor(s): 2020 NJ A.J.R. 165 (NS) 2020 New Jersey Assembly Joint Resolution No. 165, New Jersey Two Hundred Nineteenth Legislature - First Annual Session 5/28/2020 SUMMARY: Establishes New Jersey COVID-19 Pandemic Racial Disparity Task Force." ASSEMBLY JOINT RESOLUTION No. 165 STATE OF NEW JERSEY 219th LEGISLATURE INTRODUCED MAY 28 2020 Sponsored by: Assemblyman BENJIE E. WIMBERLY District 35 (Bergen and Passaic) SYNOPSIS Establishes "New Jersey COVID-19 Pandemic Racial Disparity Task Force." CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT As introduced. A Joint Resolution establishing the "New Jersey COVID-19 Pandemic Racial Disparity Task Force." Whereas. . . The novel coronavirus 2019 .. also known as COVID- 19 ...Session NEW JERSEY JOINT RESOLUTION TEXT TITLE: Establishes New Jersey COVID- 19 Pandemic Racial Disparity Task Force." VERSION: Introduced May 28 2020 20200528 Version..." ...Wimberly, Benjie E., Co-Sponsor(s): SUMMARY: Establishes New Jersey COVID- 19 Pandemic Racial Disparity Task Force." TEXT: ASSEMBLY JOINT RESOLUTION No. 165 STATE..." ...WIMBERLY District 35 (Bergen and Passaic) SYNOPSIS Establishes New Jersey COVID- 19 Pandemic Racial Disparity Task Force." CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT As introduced. A Joint Resolution establishing the "New Jersey COVID- 19 Pandemic Racial Disparity Task Force." Whereas The novel coronavirus 2019
Secondary Sources Rafael Bernal Democrats blast CDC report on minorities and COVID-19 The Hill 5/27/2020 The leaders of the House minority caucuses Wednesday slammed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) over the breadth of information provided in a report submitted to Congress on the effects of COVID-19 on minority communities.
Secondary Sources John Bowden Elizabeth Warren calls for look into coronavirus impact on Native American rights The Hill 5/27/2020 Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has teamed up with the co-chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus to request more information on how the COVID-19 pandemic is facing native communities in the U.S. ...Elizabeth Warren calls for look into coronavirus impact on Native American rights May 27, 2020 Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has teamed up with the co-chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus to request more information on how the COVID- 19 pandemic is facing native communities in the U.S. Along with...
Secondary Sources Zack Budryk Senate Dems press DOJ over coronavirus safety precautions in juvenile detention centers The Hill 5/27/2020 Thirteen Democratic senators, led by Sens. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), on Tuesday, wrote a letter asking the Justice Department for details on what precautions are being taken against the coronavirus in juvenile detention centers. ...Senate Dems press DOJ over coronavirus safety precautions in juvenile detention centers May 27, 2020 Thirteen… ...Because the majority of youth in detention are black or Hispanic, the spread of COVID- 19 within juvenile detention may further perpetuate the disparate impact of the virus along racial and ethnic lines, they wrote. The letter also requests data, disaggregated by race, ethnicity and gender, for incarcerated juveniles receipt of coronavirus tests, positive and negative results, use of quarantine and medical..
Legislation (Proposed & Enacted) Sponsors: JOZWIAK,MARSHALL,MALONEY,FEE,KEEFER,SAPPEY,GAYDOS,RADER,TOMLINSON,READSHAW,HERSHEY,KULIK,TOPPER,NEILSON,HELM,O'NEAL,CALTAGIRONE,KORTZ,DUNBAR,SCHMITT,ROTHMAN,SNYDER 2019 PA H.B. 2544 (NS) 2019 Pennsylvania House Bill No. 2544, Pennsylvania Two Hundred Fourth General Assembly - 2019-2020 5/26/2020 SUMMARY: An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, providing for emergency COVID-19 provisions. PRIOR PRINTER'S NO. 3819 PRINTER'S NO. 3849 THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA HOUSE BILL No. 2544 Session of 2020 INTRODUCED BY JOZWIAK, MARSHALL, MALONEY, FEE, KEEFER, SAPPEY, GAYDOS, RADER, TOMLINSON, READSHAW, HERSHEY, KULIK, TOPPER, NEILSON, HELM, O'NEAL, CALTAGIRONE, KORTZ, DUNBAR, SCHMITT, ROTHMAN AND SNYDER, MAY 21, 2020 AS REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE ON STATE GOVERNMENT, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AS AMENDED, MAY 26, 2020 AN ACT... ...known as The Administrative Code of 1929, providing for emergency COVID- 19 provisions. VERSION: Amended/Substituted May 26, 2020 20200526 Version Date… ...shall immediately issue a waiver to the Governor's 20200319 TWW COVID 19 Business Closure Order to all licensed racing entities to hold horse race meetings if all of the following apply: (1) The licensed...
Secondary Sources Morgan Chalfant COVID-19 makes Trump's work with black Americans that much harder The Hill 5/23/2020 President Trump, who stepped up his effort to target black voters earlier this year by focusing on criminal justice reform and the record-low unemployment rate, has been forced to shift in recent weeks as the novel coronavirus has disproportionately affected communities of color. ...COVID- 19 makes Trump's work with black Americans that much harder May 23, 2020 President Trump, who stepped......African Americans, however. A poll released this week by the African American Research Collaborative found that 80 percent of African Americans rate Trumps response to the coronavirus as fair or poor. According to an analysis from the… ...are based on an analysis of 88 percent of domestic COVID- 19 deaths for which information on race and ethnicity was available. Health experts argue that Trumps...
Secondary Sources   ¶ 5490 WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT COVID-19 AND THE ADA, THE REHABILITATION ACT, AND OTHER EEO LAWS Employment Practices Guide P 5490 5/21/2020 SUMMARY: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, April 23, 2020. All EEOC materials related to COVID-19 are collected at www.eeoc.gov/coronavirus. The EEOC enforces workplace anti-discrimination laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act (which include the requirement for reasonable accommodation and......New Developments Ruling ¶ 5490 WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT COVID- 19 AND THE ADA, THE REHABILITATION ACT, AND OTHER EEO LAWS......Updated on April 23, 2020 All EEOC materials related to COVID- 19 are collected at www.eeoc.gov/ coronavirus. The EEOC enforces workplace anti-discrimination laws, including the Americans… ...of the Civil Rights Act (which prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, and sex, including pregnancy), the Age......Rehabilitation Act, continue to apply during the time of the COVID- 19 pandemic, but they do not interfere with or prevent employers...
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