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S. 570: Flu Vaccine Act


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


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 570

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 26, 2019

(for himself, Mr. Blumenthal, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. King, Mr. Van Hollen, Ms. Smith, and Ms. Klobuchar) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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.