TABLE 1

Federal Legislation Enacted Since 2001 to Improve Public Health Response to Bioterrorism and Other Public Health Emergencies

DateLegislation
June 2002Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 (H.R. 3448)
November 2002Homeland Security Act (H.R. 5005)
April 2003Smallpox Emergency Personnel Protection Act (H.R. 1770)
April 2003Emergency Preparedness and Response Act of 2003 (S. 930)
July 2003Community Protection and Response Act of 2003 (H.R. 2878)
July 2003Enhanced-911 Implementation Act of 2003 (H.R. 2898)
July 2004Project Bioshield Act of 2004 (S. 1504)
2003Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Pub L No. 106-390)
2003First Responders Partnership Grant Act of 2003 (S. 466)