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Titles (3)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

VACCINES Act of 2019
Vaccine Awareness Campaign to Champion Immunization Nationally and Enhance Safety Act of 2019

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for a national system for surveillance of vaccine rates, to authorize research on vaccine hesitancy, to increase public understanding of the benefits of immunizations, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
05/21/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
05/22/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
05/21/2019Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/21/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (29)


Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce05/21/2019 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health05/22/2019 Referred to

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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.