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When will the U.S. code "National All-Hazards Preparedness for Public Health Emergencies" next be amended?

In March 2013 Congress passed and the President signed the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act (PAHPRA), Public Law No. 113-5.

The purpose of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act is “to reauthorize certain programs under the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to public health security and all-hazards preparedness.”

A core part of this Act is code 42 USC CHAPTER 6A, SUBCHAPTER XXVI "National All-Hazards Preparedness for Public Health Emergencies". This code was last amended in 2019.

As the primary authorizing law for major public health preparedness programs prior to COVID-19, it is anticipated it will be revised as part of any legislative package to revise overall preparedness to pandemics made in response to COVID-19.

When will the U.S. code 42 USC CHAPTER 6A, SUBCHAPTER XXVI "National All-Hazards Preparedness for Public Health Emergencies" next be amended?

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  • This question resolves when the relevant code has next been amended

  • Note that in 2020, the code has not been amended, so this question resolves when an amendment dated with 2020 is made

  • If the question fails to resolve prior to 2021-08-20, it resolves as "> Aug 20, 2021".


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