H.R.6634: To amend title XXVIII of the Public Health Service Act to eliminate the sunset of authority to make certain appointments for the National Disaster Medical System, and for other purposes.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced Feb. 7, 2022
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 8, 2022

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Bill Summary

This bill makes permanent the authority of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to appoint personnel to the National Disaster Medical System for intermittent disaster response. (This system is a partnership between HHS, the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Veterans Affairs that responds to public health and other emergencies.)

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 2 statements associated with H.R.6634.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 8, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 7, 2022
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Feb. 7, 2022

Introduced in the House by Kim Schrier (D-Wash.)

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