H.R.2999 - Veterinary Public Health Amendments Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI-2] (Introduced 06/23/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce | Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 111-634|
|Latest Action:||11/15/2010 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|
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Summary: H.R.2999 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (09/30/2010)
Veterinary Public Health Amendments Act of 2010 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise a public health workforce grant program designed to increase the number of individuals in the public health workforce to include a health professions school or program of veterinary public health. Defines "veterinary public health" to include veterinarians engaged in one or more of the following areas to the extent such areas have an impact on human health: biodefense and emergency preparedness; emerging and reemerging infection diseases; environmental health; ecosystem health pre- and post-harvest food protection; regulatory medicine; diagnostic laboratory medicine; veterinary pathology; biomedical research; the practice of food animal medicine in rural areas; and government practice.
Expands the public health workforce loan repayment program to make such veterinarians eligible for the program.