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S. 975 (109th): Project BioShield II Act of 2005

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A bill to provide incentives to increase research by private sector entities to develop medical countermeasures to prevent, detect, identify, contain, and treat illnesses, including those associated with biological, chemical, nuclear, or radiological weapons attack or an infectious disease outbreak, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Joseph Lieberman

Sponsor. Senator for Connecticut. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 9, 2005
Length: 362 pages
Apr 28, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 9, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



Apr 28, 2005

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Apr 29, 2005
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Introduced.

May 9, 2005
Ordered Reported

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S. 975 (109th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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