Making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, to strengthen public health activities in response to the Zika virus, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 26, 2016
Length: 14 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 18, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“After Senate Democrats Twice Block Legislation, Diaz-Balart and Clawson Urge Senate Leadership to Take Immediate Action on House-Passed Zika Bills”
— Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart [R-FL25] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 6, 2016
H.R. 5243 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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