US SB3530 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on March 18 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-18 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Pending: Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A bill to amend the National Security Act of 1947 to require the President to designate an employee of the National Security Council to be responsible for pandemic prevention and response, and for other purposes. This bill directs the President to designate an employee of the National Security Council to be the permanent coordinator for pandemic prevention and response for the federal government. The coordinator shall, among other things (1) serve as the principal advisor to the President regarding pandemic prevention and response, and (2) lead interagency coordination for such prevention and response. The coordinator may represent the United States in bilateral and multilateral discussions and agreements on matters relevant to such prevention and response.

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Title

A bill to amend the National Security Act of 1947 to require the President to designate an employee of the National Security Council to be responsible for pandemic prevention and response, and for other purposes.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-03-18SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

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