Biosecurity

Biosecurity

S.3734 – Bioeconomy Research and Development Act of 2020

Sponsors: Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E.; Sen. Markey, Edward J.; Sen. Rubio, Marco; Sen. Gardner, Cory.

This bill intends to provide for a coordinated Federal research initiative to ensure continued United States leadership in engineering biology. National Engineering Biology Research and Development Initiative will be formulated to advance societal well-being, national security, sustainability, and economic productivity and competitiveness.

Current status: Introduced in Senate (05/14/2020)

More at: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/3734

S.3436 – Border Health Security Act of 2020

Sponsors: Sen. Udall, Tom; Sen. Heinrich, Martin; Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E.; Sen. McSally, Martha; Sen. Sinema, Kyrsten; Sen. Cornyn, John.

This bill intends to establish grant programs to improve the health of border area residents and for all hazards preparedness in the border area including bioterrorism, infectious disease, and noncommunicable emerging threats, and for other purposes.

Current status:Introduced in Senate (03/11/2020)

More at: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/3436

H.R.6070 – Border Health Security Act of 2020

Sponsors:Rep. Torres Small, Xochitl; Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann; Rep. Grijalva, Raul M.; Rep. Gonzalez, Vicente; Rep. Vela, Filemon; Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila; Rep. Escobar, Veronica; Rep. Haaland, Debra A.; Rep. Davis, Susan A.; Rep. Vargas, Juan; Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray; Rep. Cuellar, Henry; Rep. Hurd, Will.

This bill intends to establish grant programs to improve the health of border area residents and for all hazards preparedness in the border area including bioterrorism, infectious disease, and noncommunicable emerging threats, and for other purposes.

Current status: Introduced in House (03/03/2020)

More at: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/6070