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S. 570: Flu Vaccine Act

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A bill to conduct or support further comprehensive research for the creation of a universal influenza vaccine.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Edward “Ed” Markey

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Feb 26, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Feb 26, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 26, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Rep. Perry, Rep. Keller Demand PA DOH Strengthen Protections for Nursing Homes, Personal Care, and Assisted Living Facilities
    — Rep. Scott Perry [R-PA10] on May 28, 2020

Senator Collins Urges DOJ to Defend ACAs Protections for Pre-Existing Conditions and Other Critical Consumer Protections
    — Sen. Susan Collins [R-ME] on Apr 1, 2019

Congressman Fred Keller, Congressman Scott Perry demand PA DOH strengthen protections for nursing homes
    — Rep. Fred Keller [R-PA12] on May 28, 2020

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Feb 26, 2019

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S. 570 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 570. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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