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H.R. 1371: Flu Vaccine Act

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 26, 2019 (Introduced).


I

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1371

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 26, 2019

(for herself, Ms. Castor of Florida, Mr. Cohen, Ms. Jackson Lee, Mrs. Carolyn B. Maloney of New York, and Ms. Norton) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To conduct or support further comprehensive research for the creation of a universal influenza vaccine.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Flu Vaccine Act.

2.

Research for the creation of a universal influenza vaccine

(a)

In general

The Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases shall conduct or support comprehensive research for the creation of a universal influenza vaccine.

(b)

Authorization of appropriations

To carry out this section, there are authorized to be appropriated $200,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2020 through 2024.