H. R. 758
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 3, 2021
Mrs. Hinson (for herself, Ms. Stefanik, Mr. Smith of Missouri, Mr. Bilirakis, Mr. Crawford, Mr. Cline, Mr. Jackson, Mr. DesJarlais, Mr. Posey, Mr. Weber of Texas, Mr. Bishop of North Carolina, Mrs. Boebert, Mr. Davidson, Mr. Carter of Georgia, Mr. Keller, Mr. Cawthorn, Mr. Baird, and Mrs. Bice of Oklahoma) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To limit the availability of COVID–19 vaccines for certain individuals detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Vaccinate Americans, Not Terrorists Act.
Limitation on COVID–19 vaccine for certain individuals detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Limitation for individuals detained
No Federal Government entity may provide a COVID–19 vaccine to an individual detained in the custody or under the control of the Department of Defense pursuant to the law of war or a proceeding under chapter 47A of title 10, United States Code, at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, if—
there is any outstanding request from a State to the Federal Government for the COVID–19 vaccine;
there is any outstanding request from a State to the Federal Government for pandemic relief relating to COVID–19; or
any member of the Armed Forces (including the reserve components) performing active service who intends to receive the COVID–19 vaccine has not yet received such vaccine.
In this section:
The term COVID–19 vaccine means any vaccine approved or authorized by the Food and Drug Administration for the corornavirus disease 2019 (COVID–19).
The term State includes each of the several States, the District of Columbia, each commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States, and each federally recognized Indian Tribe.