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USA: Coronavirus contact tracing resolution introduced in House of Representatives

House Resolution 6666 for the COVID–19 Testing, Reaching, And Contacting Everyone (TRACE) Act ('the Resolution') was introduced, on 1 May 2020, to the U.S. House of Representatives. In particular, the Resolution would, among other things, allow eligible entities to conduct diagnostic testing for COVID–19 ('Coronavirus'), to trace and monitor the contacts of infected individuals and to support the quarantine of such contacts. In addition, the Resolution outlines that Federal privacy requirements must be complied with, and that no provisions of the Resolution and actions taken under those provisions may supersede any Federal privacy or confidentiality requirements under Federal legislation, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ('HIPAA'). 

You can read the Resolution here and track its progress here.