IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
February 9, 2016
Mr. Johnson introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
To authorize the use of Ebola funds for Zika response and preparedness.
This Act may be cited as the
Zika Response and Safety Act of 2016.
Authorization to use Ebola funds to fight Zika
In addition to the purposes otherwise provided for Ebola funds made available in prior appropriation Acts, such funds may also be used for Zika virus response and preparedness.
Ebola funds defined
For purposes of this section, the term Ebola funds means amounts made available to any Department or agency for Ebola response and preparedness.