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

Introduced:

May 15, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:
Enacted as S. 15 (companion bill)
Sponsor:

William “Billy” Tauzin

Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 17, 2003
Length: 74 pages

See Instead:

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.

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History

May 15, 2003
 
Introduced

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May 22, 2003
 
Reported by Committee

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Jul 16, 2003
 
Passed House

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Details

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

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Votes
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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