H.R.2862 - VACCINES Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Schrier, Kim [D-WA-8] (Introduced 05/21/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/22/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2862 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/21/2019)
Vaccine Awareness Campaign to Champion Immunization Nationally and Enhance Safety Act of 2019 or the VACCINES Act of 2019
This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to take a series of actions relating to vaccination rates and awareness. Specifically, the CDC must (1) develop a national surveillance system to monitor vaccination rates, and (2) conduct a national campaign to increase awareness of the importance of vaccines.
Additionally, the National Vaccine Advisory Committee must assess national confidence in vaccines and update a specified 2015 report accordingly.