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To ensure that the United States is prepared for an attack using biological or chemical weapons.
- Summary (CRS)
Biological and Chemical Weapons Preparedness Act of 2001 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop a coordinated plan to ...
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Nov 7, 2001
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3242”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 3, 2001
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3242 — 107th Congress: Biological and Chemical Weapons Preparedness Act of 2001. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr3242
“H.R. 3242 — 107th Congress: Biological and Chemical Weapons Preparedness Act of 2001.” www.GovTrack.us. 2001. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr3242>
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