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S. 2114: SAVE Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 17, 2021 (Introduced).


II

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2114

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 17, 2021

(for himself and Ms. Collins) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

A BILL

To expand the definition of qualified persons for purposes of the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act to include health professional students.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Student Assisted Vaccination Effort Act or the SAVE Act.

2.

Qualified persons

Section 319F–3(i)(8) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 247d–6d(i)(8)) is amended—

(1)

in subparagraph (A), by striking ; or and inserting a semicolon;

(2)

by redesignating subparagraph (B) as subparagraph (C); and

(3)

by inserting after subparagraph (A) the following:

(B)

a medical, nursing, pharmacy, pharmacy intern, midwife, paramedic, advanced or intermediate emergency medical technician, physician assistant, respiratory therapy, dental, podiatry, optometry or veterinary student with—

(i)

appropriate training in administering vaccines, as determined by the student's school or training program; and

(ii)

supervision by an individual described in subparagraph (A); or

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