HR 2298

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2298

To establish grant programs to improve the health of border area residents and for all hazards preparedness in the border area including bioterrorism and infectious disease, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 22, 2011

Mr. REYES (for himself, Mr. GENE GREEN of Texas, Mr. FILNER, Mr. CUELLAR, Mr. GRIJALVA, and Mr. HINOJOSA) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To establish grant programs to improve the health of border area residents and for all hazards preparedness in the border area including bioterrorism and infectious disease, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. UNITED STATES-MEXICO BORDER HEALTH COMMISSION ACT AMENDMENTS.

`SEC. 7. BORDER HEALTH GRANTS.

`SEC. 8. GRANTS FOR EARLY WARNING INFECTIOUS DISEASE SURVEILLANCE (EWIDS) PROJECTS IN THE BORDER AREA.

`SEC. 9. PLANS, REPORTS, AUDITS, AND BY-LAWS.

`SEC. 10. BINATIONAL HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE AND HEALTH INSURANCE.

`SEC. 11. COORDINATION.

`SEC. 12. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

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