Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013

Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act
The Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013 is a law enacted by the 113th United States Congress.wikipedia
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113th United States Congress

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The Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013 is a law enacted by the 113th United States Congress.
March 13, 2013: Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013,

Public Health Service Act

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The Act amends the Public Health Service Act in order to extend, fund, and improve several programs designed to prepare the United States and health professionals in the event of a pandemic, epidemic, or biological, chemical, radiological, or nuclear accident or attack. Section 101 of the Act amends the Public Health Service Act (PHSA) to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to submit the National Health Security Strategy to the relevant congressional committees in 2014.
[[Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013 (H.R. 307; 113th Congress)]]

National Health Security Strategy

Section 101 of the Act amends the Public Health Service Act (PHSA) to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to submit the National Health Security Strategy to the relevant congressional committees in 2014.
The [[Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013 (H.R. 307; 113th Congress)]] was enacted in 2013 to reauthorize and improve many of the programs established by the Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness Act.

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response

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Section 102 of the Act requires the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response to provide integrated policy coordination and strategic direction with respect to all matters related to federal public health and medical preparedness and execution and deployment of the federal response for public health emergencies and incidents covered by the National Response Plan before, during, and following public health emergencies.
The [[Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013 (H.R. 307; 113th Congress)]] improved and reauthorized the provisions of the PAHPA.

Project Bioshield Act

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The Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013 is a follow-up bill to both the Project Bioshield Act of 2004 and the Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness Act of 2006.
Section 401 of the [[Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013 (H.R. 307; 113th Congress)]] reauthorized the BioShield Project.

Preparedness

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The Act is focused on improving preparedness for any public health emergency.
In the United States, legislation such as the [[Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013 (H.R. 307; 113th Congress)]], and the Public Response and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Act enacted in order to develop the emergency personnel, procedures, drills, and plans needed in the event of an emergency.

ESAR-VHP

Emergency System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals
The Assistant Secretary will also now be in charge the Medical Reserve Corps and the Emergency System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals.
Section 203 of the [[Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013 (H.R. 307; 113th Congress)]] reauthorized the ESAR-VHP for Fiscal years 2014-2018.

Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority

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It is also granted authority over and responsibility for the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) as well as grants and related authorities related to trauma care.
* [[Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013 (H.R. 307; 113th Congress)]] - one law regarding BARDA

Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act

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Section 301 amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) to revise requirements about animal testing.
[[Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013 (H.R. 307; 113th Congress)]] (March 13, 2013)

Strategic National Stockpile

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Section 403 reauthorizes the Strategic National Stockpile for FY 2014-FY2018.
Section 403 of the [[Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013 (H.R. 307; 113th Congress)]] reauthorized the Strategic National Stockpile for FY2014-FY2018.

Pandemic

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The Act amends the Public Health Service Act in order to extend, fund, and improve several programs designed to prepare the United States and health professionals in the event of a pandemic, epidemic, or biological, chemical, radiological, or nuclear accident or attack.

Epidemic

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The Act amends the Public Health Service Act in order to extend, fund, and improve several programs designed to prepare the United States and health professionals in the event of a pandemic, epidemic, or biological, chemical, radiological, or nuclear accident or attack.

Biological warfare

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The Act amends the Public Health Service Act in order to extend, fund, and improve several programs designed to prepare the United States and health professionals in the event of a pandemic, epidemic, or biological, chemical, radiological, or nuclear accident or attack.

Chemical warfare

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The Act amends the Public Health Service Act in order to extend, fund, and improve several programs designed to prepare the United States and health professionals in the event of a pandemic, epidemic, or biological, chemical, radiological, or nuclear accident or attack.

Radiological warfare

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The Act amends the Public Health Service Act in order to extend, fund, and improve several programs designed to prepare the United States and health professionals in the event of a pandemic, epidemic, or biological, chemical, radiological, or nuclear accident or attack.

Nuclear and radiation accidents and incidents

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The Act amends the Public Health Service Act in order to extend, fund, and improve several programs designed to prepare the United States and health professionals in the event of a pandemic, epidemic, or biological, chemical, radiological, or nuclear accident or attack.

Nuclear warfare

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The Act amends the Public Health Service Act in order to extend, fund, and improve several programs designed to prepare the United States and health professionals in the event of a pandemic, epidemic, or biological, chemical, radiological, or nuclear accident or attack.

Public health emergency (United States)

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The Act is focused on improving preparedness for any public health emergency.

Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act

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The Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013 is a follow-up bill to both the Project Bioshield Act of 2004 and the Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness Act of 2006.

CBRN defense

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These acts were focused on preparing the country to deal with possible Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) attacks, a high-profile concern in the wake of the September 11 attacks.

September 11 attacks

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These acts were focused on preparing the country to deal with possible Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) attacks, a high-profile concern in the wake of the September 11 attacks.

112th United States Congress

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During the 112th United States Congress, the House voted to pass the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2011 in a lame duck session, but the bill did not pass in the Senate and never became law.

Lame-duck session

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During the 112th United States Congress, the House voted to pass the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2011 in a lame duck session, but the bill did not pass in the Senate and never became law.

Congressional Research Service

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This summary is based largely on the summary provided by the Congressional Research Service, a public domain source.

Public domain

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This summary is based largely on the summary provided by the Congressional Research Service, a public domain source.