U.S. Sen. Burr Introduces Bipartisan Bill To Reauthorize Pandemic And All-Hazards Preparedness Act
Homeland Preparedness News: Sen. Burr introduces bipartisan bill to update U.S. bioterror, pandemics law
“U.S. Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), who crafted and sponsored the nation’s original law protecting public health during man-made and natural disasters, and then took the lead on the law’s subsequent restructuring, again has commanded the next phase of reauthorizing the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA). Sen. Burr on May 15 introduced the bipartisan Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018, S. 2852, with U.S. Sens. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) signing on as original cosponsors…” (Riley, 5/17).