S. 1687 (110th): Global Pathogen Surveillance Act of 2007


Jun 25, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 27, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph Biden Jr.

Senator from Delaware



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Last Updated: Sep 11, 2007
Length: 28 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for global pathogen surveillance and response.

Summary (CRS)

9/11/2007--Reported to Senate without amendment.Global Pathogen Surveillance Act of 2007 - Section4 - Prohibits assistance under this Act to an eligible developing country that does not: (1) permit World Health ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 25, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 27, 2007
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1687”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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