H.R. 437: Medical Preparedness Allowable Use Act

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 ...

(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 11, 2017

Status:

Passed House on Jan 31, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 31, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Gus Bilirakis

Representative for Florida's 12th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2017
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

27% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jan 11, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 27, 2017
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jan 31, 2017
 
Passed House

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.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 437 is 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.

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