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H.R. 3003: National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program Improvement Act of 2019

The text of the bill below is as of May 23, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3003

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 23, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the maximum limit on the number of special masters allowed in the United States Court of Federal Claims, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program Improvement Act of 2019.

2.

Increase in maximum limit on number of special masters allowed in United States Court of Federal Claims

Section 2112(c)(1) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300aa–12(c)(1)) is amended by striking not more than 8 special masters and inserting not more than 16 special masters.