S. 957 - Public Health Emergency Response Act of 2009

Public Health Emergencies, Public Health Service Act, Emergency Health Care Coverage, Emergency Health Care Services, H1N1 Virus, Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Rita - Health. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure that victims of public health emergencies have meaningful and immediate access to medically necessary health care services. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been introduced. 
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Public Health Emergency Response Act of 2009

S. 957 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
Public Health Emergencies, Public Health Service Act, Emergency Health Care Coverage, Emergency Health Care Services, H1N1 Virus, Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Rita
Summary
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure that victims of public health emergencies have meaningful and immediate access to medically necessary health care services. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure that victims of public health emergencies have meaningful and immediate access to medically necessary health care services.
Other Titles
  • Public Health Emergency Response Act of 2009
Sponsor
Richard J. Durbin
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Emergency medical services and trauma care
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health information and medical records
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced5/01/2009
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/01/2009
5/01/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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Contributions

  1. January - February 2005 For $58,780 Against $0
  2. March - April 2005 For $287,665 Against $0
  3. May - June 2005 For $240,893 Against $0
  4. July - August 2005 For $101,600 Against $0
  5. September - October 2005 For $221,527 Against $0
  6. November - December 2005 For $196,849 Against $0
  7. January - February 2006 For $89,100 Against $0
  8. March - April 2006 For $291,080 Against $0
  9. May - June 2006 For $315,309 Against $0
  10. July - August 2006 For $268,951 Against $0
  11. September - October 2006 For $618,791 Against $0
  12. November - December 2006 For $181,272 Against $0
  13. January - February 2007 For $153,200 Against $0
  14. March - April 2007 For $306,822 Against $0
  15. May - June 2007 For $366,420 Against $0
  16. July - August 2007 For $120,163 Against $0
  17. September - October 2007 For $313,958 Against $0
  18. November - December 2007 For $260,458 Against $0
  19. January - February 2008 For $185,050 Against $0
  20. March - April 2008 For $359,730 Against $0
  21. May - June 2008 For $462,700 Against $0
  22. July - August 2008 For $201,325 Against $0
  23. September - October 2008 For $525,000 Against $0
  24. November - December 2008 For $85,750 Against $0
  25. January - February 2009 For $134,150 Against $0
  26. March - April 2009 For $418,899 Against $0
  27. May - June 2009 For $381,700 Against $0
  28. July - August 2009 For $204,250 Against $0
  29. September - October 2009 For $361,400 Against $0
  30. November - December 2009 For $217,200 Against $0
  31. January - February 2010 For $108,290 Against $0
  32. March - April 2010 For $391,325 Against $0
  33. May - June 2010 For $332,076 Against $0
  34. July - August 2010 For $268,500 Against $0
  35. September - October 2010 For $423,475 Against $0
  36. November - December 2010 For $89,100 Against $0

Votes

    7 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Public Health Emergency Response Act of 2009

    7 organizations supported this bill

    American Public Health Association
    (2009, May 13). PHERA Coalition. Retrieved June 3, 2009, from .
    American Red Cross
    (2009, May 13). PHERA Coalition. Retrieved June 3, 2009, from .
    Children's Defense Fund
    (2009, May 13). PHERA Coalition. Retrieved June 3, 2009, from .
    International Association of Emergency Medical Services Chiefs
    (2009, May 13). PHERA Coalition. Retrieved June 3, 2009, from .
    Novartis Corporation
    (2009, May 13). PHERA Coalition. Retrieved June 3, 2009, from .
    Novavax
    (2009, May 13). PHERA Coalition. Retrieved June 3, 2009, from .
    United American Nurse
    (2009, May 13). PHERA Coalition. Retrieved June 3, 2009, from .

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$13,000$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$125,650$0
    John BarrassoRWY$81,500$0
    Max BaucusDMT$326,620$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$114,050$0
    Mark BegichDAK$37,450$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$99,350$0
    Bob BennettRUT$98,250$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$80,400$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$21,500$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$128,281$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$71,450$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$10,000$0
    Jim BunningRKY$10,500$0
    Richard BurrRNC$287,500$0
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$35,800$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$69,758$0
    Ben CardinDMD$83,200$0
    Tom CarperDDE$150,320$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$137,000$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$80,677$0
    Tom CoburnROK$106,051$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$62,500$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$89,350$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$85,800$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$97,600$0
    John CornynRTX$158,950$0
    Mike CrapoRID$118,350$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$38,250$0
    Chris DoddDCT$189,000$0
    Byron DorganDND$47,200$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$97,450$0
    John EnsignRNV$82,200$0
    Mike EnziRWY$186,050$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$15,175$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$89,083$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$174,800$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$68,221$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$131,300$0
    Judd GreggRNH$21,500$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$77,850$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$178,100$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$368,900$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$29,750$0
    Jim InhofeROK$29,350$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$34,500$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$116,100$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$54,650$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$12,519$0
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$157,850$0
    John F. KerryDMA$102,996$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$53,190$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$145,350$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$103,900$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$125,400$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$81,250$0
    Carl LevinDMI$15,700$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$261,390$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$111,400$0
    Dick LugarRIN$46,700$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$7,500$0
    John McCainRAZ$33,800$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$61,050$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$278,300$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$278,093$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$74,200$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$161,095$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$69,600$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$227,266$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$162,893$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$82,800$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$52,600$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$50,700$0
    Harry ReidDNV$259,075$0
    Jim RischRID$23,250$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$122,750$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$80,700$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$19,120$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$102,400$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$57,000$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$51,294$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$39,000$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$32,000$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$348,449$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$97,467$0
    Jon TesterDMT$52,450$0
    John ThuneRSD$50,850$0
    Mark UdallDCO$152,375$0
    Tom UdallDNM$71,150$0
    David VitterRLA$33,550$0
    George VoinovichROH$22,000$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$122,350$0
    Jim WebbDVA$34,050$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$47,400$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$74,600$0
    Ron WydenDOR$81,650$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$13,000$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$125,650$0
    John BarrassoRWY$81,500$0
    Max BaucusDMT$326,620$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$114,050$0
    Mark BegichDAK$37,450$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$99,350$0
    Bob BennettRUT$98,250$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$80,400$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$21,500$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$128,281$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$71,450$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$10,000$0
    Jim BunningRKY$10,500$0
    Richard BurrRNC$287,500$0
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$35,800$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$69,758$0
    Ben CardinDMD$83,200$0
    Tom CarperDDE$150,320$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$137,000$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$80,677$0
    Tom CoburnROK$106,051$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$62,500$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$89,350$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$85,800$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$97,600$0
    John CornynRTX$158,950$0
    Mike CrapoRID$118,350$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$38,250$0
    Chris DoddDCT$189,000$0
    Byron DorganDND$47,200$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$97,450$0
    John EnsignRNV$82,200$0
    Mike EnziRWY$186,050$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$15,175$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$89,083$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$174,800$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$68,221$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$131,300$0
    Judd GreggRNH$21,500$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$77,850$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$178,100$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$368,900$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$29,750$0
    Jim InhofeROK$29,350$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$34,500$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$116,100$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$54,650$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$12,519$0
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$157,850$0
    John F. KerryDMA$102,996$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$53,190$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$145,350$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$103,900$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$125,400$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$81,250$0
    Carl LevinDMI$15,700$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$261,390$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$111,400$0
    Dick LugarRIN$46,700$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$7,500$0
    John McCainRAZ$33,800$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$61,050$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$278,300$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$278,093$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$74,200$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$161,095$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$69,600$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$227,266$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$162,893$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$82,800$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$52,600$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$50,700$0
    Harry ReidDNV$259,075$0
    Jim RischRID$23,250$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$122,750$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$80,700$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$19,120$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$102,400$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$57,000$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$51,294$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$39,000$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$32,000$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$348,449$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$97,467$0
    Jon TesterDMT$52,450$0
    John ThuneRSD$50,850$0
    Mark UdallDCO$152,375$0
    Tom UdallDNM$71,150$0
    David VitterRLA$33,550$0
    George VoinovichROH$22,000$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$122,350$0
    Jim WebbDVA$34,050$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$47,400$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$74,600$0
    Ron WydenDOR$81,650$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Pharmaceutical manufacturing$6,949,048
    Biotech products & research$1,320,054
    Children's rights$686,351
    Welfare & Social Work$486,280
    Health professionals$77,975
    Health worker unions$23,050

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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