Summary: S.2629 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (10/17/2019)

United States Public Health Service Modernization Act of 2019

This bill allows for the deployment of the Ready Reserve Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (Commissioned Corps) to serve in public health emergencies. Certain provisions related to compensation and leave without authority that apply to the Armed Forces shall also apply to officers of the Commissioned Corps or their beneficiaries.