US HB3525 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 22-0)
Status: Introduced on June 27 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-07-17 - Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

U.S. Border Patrol Medical Screening Standards Act This bill requires U.S. Customs and Border Protection to establish procedures to ensure consistent and efficient medical screenings for all individuals stopped between ports of entry. The screenings shall take place within 12 hours of the initial stop. The bill imposes various requirements for screenings, including documentation of current medical complaints and recordkeeping. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shall research and report to Congress new approaches to improve the screening procedures and recommend any necessary corrective actions, as well as a plan to record the results of the screenings in electronic health records that are interoperable with other DHS systems.

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Title

U.S. Border Patrol Medical Screening Standards Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-07-17HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
2019-07-17HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-06-27HouseReferred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.
2019-06-27HouseIntroduced in House

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