Summary: S.1199 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate (07/22/2019)

Poison Center Network Enhancement Act of 2019

This bill modifies and reauthorizes through FY2024 the national poison center network program. Specifically, the bill allows the use of other communication technologies (in addition to the national toll-free number) to access poison control centers and requires the program to include toxic exposure (in addition to poisoning) in nationwide media campaigns. Further, the bill modifies the waiver limitations for poison control center accreditation.