(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title XXVIII, § 2811, as added Pub. L. 109–417, title I, § 102(a)(3),Dec. 19, 2006, 120 Stat. 2833; amended Pub. L. 113–5, title I, § 102(a),Mar. 13, 2013, 127 Stat. 163.)
References in Text
, referred to in subsec. (b)(4)(D), was in the original “section 504(6) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002” and was translated as meaning section 504(a)(6) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, referred to in subsec. (b)(4)(H), is act June 25, 1938, ch. 675, 52 Stat. 1040
, which is classified generally to chapter 9 (§ 301 et seq.) of Title 21, Food and Drugs. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section
Section 301 of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act, referred to in subsec. (c)(1)(A), is section 301 ofPub. L. 109–417
, title III, Dec. 19, 2006, 120 Stat. 2853
, which amended sections
of this title and sections
, Domestic Security, and enacted provisions set out as notes under section
of this title and section
A prior section 2811 of act July 1, 1944, was renumbered section
and is classified to section
of this title.
2013—Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 113–5
, § 102(a)(1)(A), inserted “, security countermeasures (as defined in section
of this title),” after “qualified countermeasures (as defined in section
of this title)”.
Subsec. (b)(4)(D) to (H). Pub. L. 113–5
, § 102(a)(1)(B), added subpars. (D) to (H).
Subsec. (b)(7). Pub. L. 113–5
, § 102(a)(1)(C), added par. (7).
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 113–5
, § 102(a)(2), added subsec. (c) and struck out former subsec. (c). Prior to amendment, subsec. (c) directed that the Assistant Secretary would have authority over and responsibility for the National Disaster Medical System and the Hospital Preparedness Cooperative Agreement Program, would exercise the responsibilities and authorities of the Secretary with respect to the coordination of the Medical Reserve Corps, the Emergency System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals, the Strategic National Stockpile, and the Cities Readiness Initiative, and would assume other duties as determined appropriate by the Secretary.
Subsecs. (d), (e). Pub. L. 113–5
, § 102(a)(3), added subsecs. (d) and (e).
Transfer of Functions
Pub. L. 109–417
, title I, § 102(b),Dec. 19, 2006, 120 Stat. 2834
, provided that:
“(1) Transfer of functions.—There shall be transferred to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response the functions, personnel, assets, and liabilities of the Assistant Secretary for Public Health Emergency Preparedness as in effect on the day before the date of enactment of this Act [Dec. 19, 2006].
“(2) References.—Any reference in any Federal law, Executive order, rule, regulation, or delegation of authority, or any document of or pertaining to the Assistant Secretary for Public Health Emergency Preparedness as in effect the day before the date of enactment of this Act, shall be deemed to be a reference to the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response.”
Interagency Coordination Plan
Pub. L. 113–5
, title I, § 102(b),Mar. 13, 2013, 127 Stat. 168
, provided that: “In the first Public Health Emergency [Medical] Countermeasures Enterprise Strategy and Implementation Plan submitted under subsection (d) ofsection
of the Public Health Service Act (42
) (as added by subsection (a)(3)), the Secretary of Health and Human Services, in consultation with the Secretary of Defense, shall include a description of the manner in which the Department of Health and Human Services is coordinating with the Department of Defense regarding countermeasure activities to address chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear threats. Such report shall include information with respect to—
“(1) the research, advanced research, development, procurement, stockpiling, and distribution of countermeasures to meet identified needs; and
“(2) the coordination of efforts between the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Defense to address countermeasure needs for various segments of the population.”