Bioterrorism Act of 2002
The events of Sept. 11, 2001, reinforced the need to enhance the security of the United States. Congress responded by passing the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 (the Bioterrorism Act), which President Bush signed into law June 12, 2002.
The Bioterrorism Act is divided into five titles
Title I -- National Preparedness for Bioterrorism and Other Public Health Emergencies Title II -- Enhancing Controls on Dangerous Biological Agents and Toxins Title III -- Protecting Safety and Security of Food and Drug Supply Title IV -- Drinking Water Security and Safety Title V -- Additional Provisions