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Global Health Security Act of 2020

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A bill to improve global health security, and for other purposes.


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02/13/2020Introduced in Senate

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02/13/2020Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
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Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD] 05/14/2020

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Senate Foreign Relations02/13/2020 Referred to

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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.