H.R. 5997 (112th): Medical Preparedness Allowable Use Act

Introduced:

Jun 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 27, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Gus Bilirakis

Representative for Florida's 9th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 28, 2012
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to codify authority under existing grant guidance authorizing use of Urban Area Security Initiative and State Homeland Security Grant Program funding for enhancing medical preparedness, medical surge capacity, and mass prophylaxis capabilities.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 1791 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Feb 3, 2014

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5997” means this is a House of Representatives 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 21, 2012
Passed House
Nov 27, 2012
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Details

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

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Nov 27, 2012 6:53 p.m.
Passed 397/1

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