The Secretary of Health and Human Services (referred to in this section as the “Secretary”) shall promptly carry out a program to periodically evaluate new and emerging technologies that, in the determination of the Secretary, are designed to improve or enhance the ability of public health or safety officials to conduct public health surveillance activities relating to a bioterrorist attack or other public health emergency.
U.S. Code § 300hh–13. Evaluation of new and emerging technologies regarding bioterrorist attack and other public health emergencies
(a) In general
(b) Certain activitiesIn carrying out this subsection, the Secretary shall, to the extent practicable—
(c) Consultation and evaluation
References in Text
Section 247d–6 of this title, referred to in subsec. (c), was amended by Pub. L. 109–417, title III, § 304, Dec. 19, 2006, 120 Stat. 2859, and as so amended, subsec. (a) of section 247d–6 no longer relates to a working group.
 See References in Text note below.