H.R.2166 - Global Health Security Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] (Introduced 04/09/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Armed Services; Intelligence (Permanent Select)|
|Committee Meetings:||03/04/20 10:00AM|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/04/2020 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2166 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/09/2019)
Global Health Security Act of 2019
This bill directs the President to create the Global Health Security Agenda Interagency Review Council to implement the Global Health Security Agenda, an initiative launched by nearly 30 nations to address global infectious disease threats.
The council's responsibilities include (1) providing policy recommendations on agenda-related goals, objectives, and implementation; (2) helping federal agencies with implementation; and (3) reviewing the progress and challenges in achieving U.S. commitments, including assistance to help other countries meet agenda targets. The bill also directs the federal agencies involved with the agenda to prioritize its implementation and to take certain steps to achieve that goal.