H.R. 5533 (109th): Biodefense and Pandemic Vaccine and Drug Development Act of 2006


Jun 6, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 26, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate.


Mike Rogers

Representative for Michigan's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2006
Length: 30 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prepare and strengthen the biodefenses of the United States against deliberate, accidental, and natural outbreaks of illness, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2564 (Related)
Biodefense and Pandemic Vaccine and Drug Development Act of 2006

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 6, 2006

S. 1873 (Related)
Biodefense and Pandemic Vaccine and Drug Development Act of 2005

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Oct 18, 2005

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5533” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. 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 bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 6, 2006
Reported by Committee
Sep 20, 2006
Passed House
Sep 26, 2006
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.


11 cosponsors (6D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no votes related to this bill.

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