S.2968: Emergency Flu Response Act of 2004

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced Oct. 8, 2004
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 8, 2004

Bill Sponsor

Bill Summary

Emergency Flu Response Act of 2004 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to immediately declare the shortage of the influenza vaccine to be a public health emergency justifying an authorization of the use of unapproved products. Requires the Secretary to: (1) consult with certain foreign countries to assess the availability of excess vaccines; (2) determine whether such vaccines meet the...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Oct. 8, 2004

Introduced in the Senate by Jack Reed (D-R.I.)

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