H.R. 3426 (111th): Coordinated Environmental Public Health Network Act of 2009

Jul 30, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Nancy Pelosi
Representative for California's 8th congressional district
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Jul 30, 2009
16 pages
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H.R. 3643 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 24, 2007


This bill was introduced on July 30, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jul 30, 2009
Referred to Committee Jul 30, 2009
Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a Coordinated Environmental Public Health Network.


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Coordinated Environmental Public Health Network Act of 2009 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to:
(1) establish and operate a Coordinated Environmental Public Health Network to provide for public access to an electronic national database on the incidence and prevalence of priority chronic conditions and health effects and relevant environmental and other factors;
(2) award grants to states for the establishment, maintenance, and operation of state networks;
(3) enter into a cooperative agreement with the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists to train and place applied epidemiology fellows in state and local health departments to enhance public health capacity in the areas of environmental health, chronic and other noninfectious diseases and conditions, and public health surveillance; and
(4) enter into cooperative agreements with states or consortia of states to expand the scope and amount of biomonitoring data collected and analyzed by the CDC, state laboratories, and consortia of state laboratories in order to obtain robust information about a range of environmental exposures.
Requires the Secretary to integrate the enactment of this Act with all funded environmental health tracking programs.

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