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Legislation Comparison Grid TemplateUse this document to complete Part 1 of the Module 2 AssessmentLegislation ComparisonGrid and Testimony/Advocacy StatementHealth-relatedBill NameCOVID-19 Testing, Reaching, And Contacting Everyone (TRACE) ActBill NumberH.R.6666DescriptionThis bill authorizes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to awardgrants for testing, contact tracing, monitoring, and other activities to addressCOVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Entities such as federally qualifiedhealth centers, nonprofit organizations, and certain hospitals and schools are eligibleto receive such grants. In awarding the grants, the CDC shall prioritize applicantsthat(1) operatein hot spots and medically underserved communities, and (2) agreeto hire individuals from the communities where grant activities occur.Federal orState?FederalLegislativeIntentTo authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to eligibleentities to conduct diagnostic testing for COVID–19, and related activities such ascontact tracing, through mobile health units and, as necessary, at individuals'residences, and for other purposes.

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