Project Bioshield Legislation

The Project Bioshield Act of 2003 would enable the government to develop, procure, and make available countermeasures to biological, chemical, nuclear and radiological agents that could cause public health emergencies affecting national security.

February 3, 2003 - President Bush Announces Project BioShield in his State of the Union Address

March 25, 2003 - Project Bioshield was approved by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (S. 15)

May 15, 2003 - Project Bioshield was approved by the House Energy and Commerce Committee

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