Text: H.R.3003 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/23/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3003


To amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the maximum limit on the number of special masters allowed in the United States Court of Federal Claims, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 23, 2019

Ms. Norton introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the maximum limit on the number of special masters allowed in the United States Court of Federal Claims, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program Improvement Act of 2019”.

SEC. 2. Increase in maximum limit on number of special masters allowed in United States Court of Federal Claims.

Section 2112(c)(1) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300aa–12(c)(1)) is amended by striking “not more than 8 special masters” and inserting “not more than 16 special masters”.


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