HR 307
1-22-13, House Passed Bill 395-29
2-27-13, Senate Passed Bill by Unanimous Consent w/ Amendment
3-4-13, House Agreed to Senate Amendment 370-28

3-13-13, Became Public Law 113-5


One Hundred Thirteenth Congress
of the
United States of America

AT THE FIRST SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Thursday,

the third day of January, two thousand and thirteen

An Act

To reauthorize certain programs under the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to public health security and all-hazards preparedness and response, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--STRENGTHENING NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE FOR PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCIES

TITLE II--OPTIMIZING STATE AND LOCAL ALL-HAZARDS PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE

TITLE III--ENHANCING MEDICAL COUNTERMEASURE REVIEW

TITLE IV--ACCELERATING MEDICAL COUNTERMEASURE ADVANCED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

TITLE I--STRENGTHENING NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE FOR PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCIES

SEC. 101. NATIONAL HEALTH SECURITY STRATEGY.

SEC. 102. ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE.

SEC. 103. NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN AND DISASTERS.

`SEC. 2811A. NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN AND DISASTERS.

SEC. 104. MODERNIZATION OF THE NATIONAL DISASTER MEDICAL SYSTEM.

SEC. 105. CONTINUING THE ROLE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS.

TITLE II--OPTIMIZING STATE AND LOCAL ALL-HAZARDS PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE

SEC. 201. TEMPORARY REASSIGNMENT OF STATE AND LOCAL PERSONNEL DURING A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY.

SEC. 202. IMPROVING STATE AND LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH SECURITY.

SEC. 203. HOSPITAL PREPAREDNESS AND MEDICAL SURGE CAPACITY.

SEC. 204. ENHANCING SITUATIONAL AWARENESS AND BIOSURVEILLANCE.

SEC. 205. ELIMINATING DUPLICATIVE PROJECT BIOSHIELD REPORTS.

TITLE III--ENHANCING MEDICAL COUNTERMEASURE REVIEW

SEC. 301. SPECIAL PROTOCOL ASSESSMENT.

SEC. 302. AUTHORIZATION FOR MEDICAL PRODUCTS FOR USE IN EMERGENCIES.

`SEC. 564A. EMERGENCY USE OF MEDICAL PRODUCTS.

`SEC. 564B. PRODUCTS HELD FOR EMERGENCY USE.

SEC. 303. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 304. ENHANCING MEDICAL COUNTERMEASURE ACTIVITIES.

SEC. 305. REGULATORY MANAGEMENT PLANS.

SEC. 306. REPORT.

SEC. 307. PEDIATRIC MEDICAL COUNTERMEASURES.

TITLE IV--ACCELERATING MEDICAL COUNTERMEASURE ADVANCED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

SEC. 401. BIOSHIELD.

`(aa) may specify--

`(AA) the dosing and administration requirements for the countermeasure to be developed and procured;

`(BB) the amount of funding that will be dedicated by the Secretary for advanced research, development, and procurement of the countermeasure; and

`(CC) the specifications the countermeasure must meet to qualify for procurement under a contract under this section; and

`(bb) shall provide a clear statement of defined Government purpose limited to uses related to a security countermeasure, as defined in paragraph (1)(B).'; and

SEC. 402. BIOMEDICAL ADVANCED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

SEC. 403. STRATEGIC NATIONAL STOCKPILE.

SEC. 404. NATIONAL BIODEFENSE SCIENCE BOARD.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and

President of the Senate.

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