S. 3678 (109th): Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act

Introduced:

Jul 18, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 19, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 19, 2006.

Law:

Pub.L. 109-417

Sponsor:

Richard Burr

Senator from North Carolina

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2006
Length: 51 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to public health security and all-hazards preparedness and response, and for other purposes.

Summary

On December 19, 2006, the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA), Public Law No. 109-417, was signed into law by President George W. Bush. PAHPA has broad implications for the United States Department of Health and Human Services's (HHS) preparedness and response activities. Among other things, the act amended the Public Health Service Act to establish within the department ...

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History

Jul 18, 2006
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 19, 2006
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 5, 2006
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 9, 2006
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 19, 2006
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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