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Public Health Emergency Fund Act

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116 HR 5723 IH: Public Health Emergency Fund Act
U.S. House of Representatives
2020-01-30
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I116th CONGRESS2d SessionH. R. 5723IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESJanuary 30, 2020Ms. DeLauro introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concernedA BILLTo make a supplemental appropriation for the Public Health Emergency Fund, and for other purposes.
1.
Short title
This Act may be cited as the Public Health Emergency Fund Act.
2.
Supplemental appropriation for the Public Health Emergency Fund
(a)
Appropriation
There is appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for an additional amount for carrying out section 319(a) of the Public Health Service Act, $5,000,000,000, to be available until expended. Such amount shall be deposited into the Fund established under section 319(b) of such Act.
(b)
Emergency designation
The amount made available by subsection (a)— (1)is designated by Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985; and (2)shall be available only if the President subsequently so designates such amount.
(c)
Deposit in Strategic National Stockpile
The activities under section 319(a) of the Public Health Service Act that are funded under this section may include the acquisition of products for deposit into the strategic national stockpile maintained under section 319F–2 of such Act.
3.
Exemption of the Public Health Emergency Fund from sequestration
(a)
In general
Section 255(g)(1)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 is amended by inserting Public Health Emergency Fund (009–91–9913). after the item relating to Postal Service Fund (18–4020–0–3–372)..
(b)
Application
The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to any sequestration order issued under such Act on or after the date of enactment of this section.

Picture Name From Date Type
Rosa DeLauro D-CT 01/30/2020 Sponsor
Eleanor Norton D-DC 02/04/2020 Cosponsor
Date Branch Action
01/30/2020 President Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.Action By: House of Representatives
01/30/2020 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
Summary
There is one summary for H.R.5723. View summaries Shown Here:Introduced in House (01/30/2020) Public Health Emergency Fund Act This bill provides $5 billion in supplemental appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for the Public Health Emergency Fund. The bill designates the funds as an emergency requirement and provides that the funds are only available if the President subsequently designates the funds. (Emergency spending is exempt from discretionary spending limits and other budget enforcement rules.) HHS may use the funds provided by this bill to acquire products such as drugs, vaccines and other biological products, and medical devices for deposit into the Strategic National Stockpile. The bill also exempts the Public Health Emergency Fund from sequestration, which is a process of automatic, usually across-the-board spending reductions under which budgetary resources are permanently cancelled to enforce specific budget policy goals.
Shown Here:Introduced in House (01/30/2020) Public Health Emergency Fund Act This bill provides $5 billion in supplemental appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for the Public Health Emergency Fund. The bill designates the funds as an emergency requirement and provides that the funds are only available if the President subsequently designates the funds. (Emergency spending is exempt from discretionary spending limits and other budget enforcement rules.) HHS may use the funds provided by this bill to acquire products such as drugs, vaccines and other biological products, and medical devices for deposit into the Strategic National Stockpile. The bill also exempts the Public Health Emergency Fund from sequestration, which is a process of automatic, usually across-the-board spending reductions under which budgetary resources are permanently cancelled to enforce specific budget policy goals.
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Appropriations
DeLauro introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concernedA BILLTo make a supplemental appropriation for the Public Health Emergency Fund, and for other purposes

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(b)Emergency designationThe amount made available by subsection (a)— (1)is designated by Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985; and (2)shall be available only if the President subsequently so designates such amount

House of Representatives
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