S. 1814 (112th): National Disaster Medical System Act

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Nov 07, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1814

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 7, 2011

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

A BILL

To amend title XXVIII of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain provisions relating to public health preparedness.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the National Disaster Medical System Act.

2.

Reauthorization of certain provisions relating to public health preparedness

Section 2812 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300hh–11) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a)(3), by adding at the end the following:

(D)

Administration

The Secretary may determine and pay claims for reimbursement for services under subparagraph (A) directly or by contract providing for payment in advance or by way of reimbursement.

; and

(2)

in subsection (g), by striking such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 2007 through 2011 and inserting $56,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2012 through 2016.