S. 3127 (110th): Select Agent Program and Biosafety Improvement Act of 2008

Introduced:

Jun 12, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 12, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Richard Burr

Senator from North Carolina

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2008
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reauthorize the Select Agent Program by amending the Public Health Service Act and the Agricultural Bioterrorism Protection Act of 2002 and to improve oversight of high containment laboratories.

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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. 485 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 26, 2009

H.R. 6671 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 30, 2008

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 3127” means this is a Senate 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.

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History

Introduced
Jun 12, 2008

Details

Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (1I, 1R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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