All Information (Except Text) for S.3302 - Global Health Security Act of 2020116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. King, Angus S., Jr. [I-ME] (Introduced 02/13/2020)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/13/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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|02/13/2020||Introduced in Senate|
02/13/2020 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (1)
|02/13/2020||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.|
Action By: Senate
02/13/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
|Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD]||05/14/2020|
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|Senate Foreign Relations||02/13/2020||Referred to|
Subject — Policy Area:
One Policy Area term, which best describes an entire measure, is assigned to every public bill or resolution.
- Cardiovascular and respiratory health
- Congressional oversight
- Emergency medical services and trauma care
- Environmental health
- Executive Office of the President
- Executive agency funding and structure
- Federal officials
- Foreign aid and international relief
- Health facilities and institutions
- Health personnel
- Health programs administration and funding
- Health promotion and preventive care
- Immunology and vaccination
- Infectious and parasitic diseases
- International organizations and cooperation
- Performance measurement
- Public-private cooperation
- Veterinary medicine and animal diseases
- World health
Latest Summary (1)
Introduced in Senate (02/13/2020)
Global Health Security Act of 2020
This bill establishes a permanent, presidentially appointed position to manage outbreak response efforts.
Specifically, the bill establishes the role of Special Advisor for Global Health Security who shall (1) serve as the President's principal advisor on global health security and global health emergencies (2) coordinate U.S. efforts to carry out global health security activities, and (3) convene the Global Health Security Interagency Review Council. The bill establishes such council to provide policy guidance to participating agencies on global health security matters and to facilitate the implementation of the existing Global Health Security Agenda.
The Special Advisor must also develop a strategy to advance global health security and other specified policy objectives and coordinate a whole-of-government approach to the implementation of such strategy.
In addition, the Department of State must coordinate and facilitate interagency, multi-sectoral activities outside of the United States in response to a declared global health emergency.