Passed House — Oct 8, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Oct 3, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002
This bill was introduced on October 3, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from North Carolina
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Last Updated: Oct 3, 2001
Length: 40 pages
A bill to ensure that the United States is prepared for an attack using biological or chemical weapons.
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 ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1486”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1486 — 107th Congress: Biological and Chemical Weapons Preparedness Act of 2001. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/s1486
“S. 1486 — 107th Congress: Biological and Chemical Weapons Preparedness Act of 2001.” www.GovTrack.us. 2001. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/s1486>
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