S. 1486 (107th): Biological and Chemical Weapons Preparedness Act of 2001

A bill to ensure that the United States is prepared for an attack using biological or chemical weapons.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Oct 3, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 3, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Edwards

Senator from North Carolina



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Last Updated: Oct 3, 2001
Length: 40 pages


Oct 3, 2001

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S. 1486 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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