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. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

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 $58,530 Against $0
  2. March - April 2005 For $269,765 Against $0
  3. May - June 2005 For $246,793 Against $0
  4. July - August 2005 For $117,800 Against $0
  5. September - October 2005 For $224,727 Against $0
  6. November - December 2005 For $197,800 Against $0
  7. January - February 2006 For $69,500 Against $0
  8. March - April 2006 For $290,130 Against $0
  9. May - June 2006 For $312,425 Against $0
  10. July - August 2006 For $235,850 Against $0
  11. September - October 2006 For $579,465 Against $0
  12. November - December 2006 For $167,772 Against $0
  13. January - February 2007 For $155,350 Against $0
  14. March - April 2007 For $328,772 Against $0
  15. May - June 2007 For $379,120 Against $0
  16. July - August 2007 For $120,863 Against $0
  17. September - October 2007 For $326,558 Against $0
  18. November - December 2007 For $247,008 Against $0
  19. January - February 2008 For $169,300 Against $0
  20. March - April 2008 For $340,130 Against $0
  21. May - June 2008 For $447,000 Against $0
  22. July - August 2008 For $195,557 Against $0
  23. September - October 2008 For $518,022 Against $0
  24. November - December 2008 For $100,500 Against $0
  25. January - February 2009 For $141,200 Against $0
  26. March - April 2009 For $441,649 Against $0
  27. May - June 2009 For $389,950 Against $0
  28. July - August 2009 For $195,050 Against $0
  29. September - October 2009 For $349,650 Against $0
  30. November - December 2009 For $244,200 Against $0
  31. January - February 2010 For $96,530 Against $0
  32. March - April 2010 For $328,400 Against $0
  33. May - June 2010 For $318,026 Against $0
  34. July - August 2010 For $202,800 Against $0
  35. September - October 2010 For $395,325 Against $0
  36. November - December 2010 For $98,600 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$8,500$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$126,150$0
    John BarrassoRWY$82,500$0
    Max BaucusDMT$342,570$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$82,350$0
    Mark BegichDAK$30,012$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$124,100$0
    Bob BennettRUT$77,250$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$82,400$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$15,500$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$125,071$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$92,150$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$9,000$0
    Jim BunningRKY$10,500$0
    Richard BurrRNC$284,550$0
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$35,300$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$44,500$0
    Ben CardinDMD$75,350$0
    Tom CarperDDE$153,620$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$144,300$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$86,427$0
    Tom CoburnROK$107,051$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$68,500$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$89,350$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$87,800$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$87,700$0
    John CornynRTX$156,700$0
    Mike CrapoRID$110,350$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$36,750$0
    Chris DoddDCT$127,350$0
    Byron DorganDND$25,050$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$90,850$0
    John EnsignRNV$82,200$0
    Mike EnziRWY$188,700$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$15,375$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$87,750$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$182,450$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$67,120$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$135,550$0
    Judd GreggRNH$21,500$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$70,278$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$177,650$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$342,800$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$31,850$0
    Jim InhofeROK$24,750$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$34,300$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$120,600$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$51,350$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$16,019$0
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$142,250$0
    John F. KerryDMA$112,070$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$57,356$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$151,650$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$108,950$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$122,700$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$81,250$0
    Carl LevinDMI$14,800$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$231,040$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$118,350$0
    Dick LugarRIN$43,450$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$7,500$0
    John McCainRAZ$34,300$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$60,300$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$277,000$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$264,243$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$71,628$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$152,195$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$72,100$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$233,966$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$177,643$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$71,650$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$56,850$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$56,800$0
    Harry ReidDNV$256,075$0
    Jim RischRID$27,850$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$123,000$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$83,900$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$27,920$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$96,800$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$58,300$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$37,506$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$39,000$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$31,000$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$305,249$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$92,334$0
    Jon TesterDMT$60,550$0
    John ThuneRSD$51,650$0
    Mark UdallDCO$155,687$0
    Tom UdallDNM$59,462$0
    David VitterRLA$24,400$0
    George VoinovichROH$22,000$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$111,450$0
    Jim WebbDVA$36,850$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$52,450$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$74,600$0
    Ron WydenDOR$82,250$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$8,500$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$126,150$0
    John BarrassoRWY$82,500$0
    Max BaucusDMT$342,570$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$82,350$0
    Mark BegichDAK$30,012$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$124,100$0
    Bob BennettRUT$77,250$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$82,400$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$15,500$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$125,071$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$92,150$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$9,000$0
    Jim BunningRKY$10,500$0
    Richard BurrRNC$284,550$0
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$35,300$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$44,500$0
    Ben CardinDMD$75,350$0
    Tom CarperDDE$153,620$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$144,300$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$86,427$0
    Tom CoburnROK$107,051$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$68,500$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$89,350$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$87,800$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$87,700$0
    John CornynRTX$156,700$0
    Mike CrapoRID$110,350$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$36,750$0
    Chris DoddDCT$127,350$0
    Byron DorganDND$25,050$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$90,850$0
    John EnsignRNV$82,200$0
    Mike EnziRWY$188,700$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$15,375$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$87,750$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$182,450$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$67,120$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$135,550$0
    Judd GreggRNH$21,500$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$70,278$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$177,650$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$342,800$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$31,850$0
    Jim InhofeROK$24,750$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$34,300$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$120,600$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$51,350$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$16,019$0
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$142,250$0
    John F. KerryDMA$112,070$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$57,356$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$151,650$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$108,950$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$122,700$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$81,250$0
    Carl LevinDMI$14,800$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$231,040$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$118,350$0
    Dick LugarRIN$43,450$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$7,500$0
    John McCainRAZ$34,300$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$60,300$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$277,000$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$264,243$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$71,628$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$152,195$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$72,100$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$233,966$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$177,643$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$71,650$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$56,850$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$56,800$0
    Harry ReidDNV$256,075$0
    Jim RischRID$27,850$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$123,000$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$83,900$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$27,920$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$96,800$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$58,300$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$37,506$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$39,000$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$31,000$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$305,249$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$92,334$0
    Jon TesterDMT$60,550$0
    John ThuneRSD$51,650$0
    Mark UdallDCO$155,687$0
    Tom UdallDNM$59,462$0
    David VitterRLA$24,400$0
    George VoinovichROH$22,000$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$111,450$0
    Jim WebbDVA$36,850$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$52,450$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$74,600$0
    Ron WydenDOR$82,250$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Pharmaceutical manufacturing$6,696,197
    Biotech products & research$1,156,759
    Children's rights$812,571
    Welfare & Social Work$405,765
    Health professionals$206,025
    Health worker unions$22,800

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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