US HB1538 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-1)
Status: Introduced on March 3 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-03-04 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Requires the President and the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission to take certain actions related to COVID-19. Specifically, the bill directs the President to seek to begin negotiations with Mexico to address infectious disease preparedness in the U.S.-Mexico border area with respect to COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. The bill further requires the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission to (1) report on the border area's response to COVID-19 in both the United States and Mexico, (2) submit a binational strategic plan with respect to COVID-19, and (3) submit a plan to prepare and respond to future infectious diseases within the border area.

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Title

Binational Health Strategies Act of 2021

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-03-04HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2021-03-03HouseReferred 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.
2021-03-03HouseReferred 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.
2021-03-03HouseIntroduced in House

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