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H.R. 437 (115th): Medical Preparedness Allowable Use Act

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 437 amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to codify authority under existing grant guidance authorizing the use of Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) and State Homeland Security Grant Program (SHSGP) funding for enhancing medical preparedness, medical surge capacity, and mass prophylaxis capabilities. This includes the development and maintenance of an initial pharmaceutical stockpile, including medical kits and diagnostics sufficient to protect first responders and their families, immediate victims, and vulnerable populations from a chemical or biological event.

Sponsor and status

Gus Bilirakis

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 12th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Jan 11, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 31, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.

History

Jan 11, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jan 31, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 437 (115th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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