H.R. 2122 (108th): Project BioShield Act of 2003


May 15, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Enacted as S. 15 (companion bill)

William “Billy” Tauzin

Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 17, 2003
Length: 74 pages

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S. 1504 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Sep 2, 2003

About the bill

Full Title

To enhance research, development, procurement, and use of biomedical countermeasures to respond to public health threats affecting national security, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/16/2003--Passed House amended.Project BioShield Act of 2003 - Section2 - Amends the Public Health Service Act regarding preparations for public health emergencies affecting national security, including a bioterrorist attack.Makes biocontainment ... Read more >

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May 15, 2003

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May 22, 2003
Reported by Committee

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Jul 16, 2003
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2122”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


15 cosponsors (11R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Jul 16, 2003 5:07 p.m.
Passed 421/2

Related Bills

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S. 15 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 21, 2004

S. 1504 (Related)
Project BioShield Act of 2003

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 2, 2003

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