Title I -- National Preparedness for Bioterrorism and Other Public Health Emergencies
PUBLIC HEALTH SECURITY AND BIOTERRORISM PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE ACT OF
Public Law 107-188
To improve the ability of the United States to prevent, prepare for, and
respond to bioterrorism and other public health
emergencies. <<NOTE: June 12, 2002 - [H.R. 3448]>>
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Public Health
Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002.>>
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE <<NOTE: 42 USC 201 note.>> OF CONTENTS.
(a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Public Health
Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002''.
(b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents of the Act is as
Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.
TITLE I--NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS FOR BIOTERRORISM AND OTHER PUBLIC HEALTH
Subtitle A--National Preparedness and Response Planning, Coordinating,
Sec. 101. National preparedness and response.
Sec. 102. Assistant Secretary for Public Health Emergency Preparedness;
National Disaster Medical System.
Sec. 103. Improving ability of Centers for Disease Control and
Sec. 104. Advisory committees and communications; study regarding
communications abilities of public health agencies.
Sec. 105. Education of health care personnel; training regarding
Sec. 106. Grants regarding shortages of certain health professionals.
Sec. 107. Emergency system for advance registration of health
Sec. 108. Working group.
Sec. 109. Antimicrobial resistance.
Sec. 110. Supplies and services in lieu of award funds.
Sec. 111. Additional amendments.
Subtitle B--Strategic National Stockpile; Development of Priority
Sec. 121. Strategic national stockpile.
Sec. 122. Accelerated approval of priority countermeasures.
Sec. 123. Issuance of rule on animal trials.
Sec. 124. Security for countermeasure development and production.
Sec. 125. Accelerated countermeasure research and development.
Sec. 126. Evaluation of new and emerging technologies regarding
attack and other public health emergencies.
Sec. 127. Potassium iodide.
Subtitle C--Improving State, Local, and Hospital Preparedness for and
Response to Bioterrorism and Other Public Health Emergencies
Sec. 131. Grants to improve State, local, and hospital preparedness for
response to bioterrorism and other public health emergencies.
Subtitle D--Emergency Authorities; Additional Provisions
Sec. 141. Reporting deadlines.
Sec. 142. Streamlining and clarifying communicable disease quarantine
Sec. 143. Emergency waiver of Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP
Sec. 144. Provision for expiration of public health emergencies.
Subtitle E--Additional Provisions
Sec. 151. Designated State public emergency announcement plan.
Sec. 152. Expanded research by Secretary of Energy.
Sec. 153. Expanded research on worker health and safety.
Sec. 154. Enhancement of emergency preparedness of Department of
Sec. 155. Reauthorization of existing program.
Sec. 156. Sense of Congress.
Sec. 157. General Accounting Office report.
Sec. 158. Certain awards.
Sec. 159. Public access defibrillation programs and public access