H.R.171 - Chiropractic Membership in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29] (Introduced 01/04/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||01/04/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: H.R.171 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/04/2013)
Chiropractic Membership in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to make chiropractic personnel eligible for appointment in the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Surgeon General to ensure that Doctors of Chiropractic are trained, equipped, and otherwise prepared to fulfill public health and emergency response service responsibilities in the Commissioned Corps.
Requires the President to appoint no fewer than six Doctors of Chiropractic into the commissioned Regular Corps and the Ready Reserve Corps.
Directs the Surgeon General to submit a quarterly report to the relevant congressional committees on measures taken by the President, Surgeon General, and the Secretary to carry out this Act.