S.290 - A bill to amend the National Security Act of 1947 to require the President to designate an employee of the National Security Council to be responsible for pandemic prevention and response, and for other purposes.117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 02/08/2021)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/08/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.290 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/08/2021)
This bill directs the President to designate an employee of the National Security Council to be the permanent coordinator for pandemic prevention and response for the federal government.
The coordinator shall (1) serve as the principal advisor to the President regarding pandemic prevention and response, and (2) lead interagency coordination for such prevention and response.
The coordinator may represent the United States in bilateral and multilateral discussions and agreements on matters relevant to such prevention and response.