The American BioDefense Institute is working with Congressional stakeholders to formulate solutions to reopen the American economy with built-in biodefense and biosecurity measures meant to minimize the prolonged impact of…
The high degree of national vulnerability to infectious respiratory disease observed during the COVID-19 pandemic brings into focus the need for rapid identification of similar emerging biothreats, to both enable early containment and development of countermeasures.
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.
S.3669 - COVID-19 International Response and Recovery Act of 2020 Sponsors: Sen. Menendez, Robert; Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L.; Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne; Sen. Coons, Christopher A.; Sen. Udall, Tom; Sen. Murphy, Christopher; Sen. Kaine, Tim; Sen. Markey, Edward J.; Sen. Merkley, Jeff; Sen. Booker, Cory A.; Sen. Wyden, Ron.