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H.R. 3263: DHS Medical Countermeasures Act

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To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security a medical countermeasures program, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Mariannette Miller-Meeks

Sponsor. Representative for Iowa's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 21, 2021
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
May 17, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 20, 2021

This bill passed in the House on July 20, 2021 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

3 Cosponsors (3 Republicans)

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

What legislators are saying

the daily leader: tuesday, july 20, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jul 19, 2021

House Advances Homeland Security Bills to Enhance Cybersecurity & U.S. Economic Security
    — Rep. John Katko [R-NY24] on Jul 21, 2021

the weekly leader: friday, july 16, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jul 16, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 3263 will add $5 million in new spending through 2026.

History

May 17, 2021
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 18, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 1, 2021
 
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jul 16, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Jul 20, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by special rule so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 3, 2021
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 3263 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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