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 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.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from Children's rights, which…

supported this bill

Children's rights$812,571
$812,571

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 Children's rights interest groups, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$1,500$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$14,700$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,000$0
Mark BegichDAK$19,212$0
Michael BennetDCO$43,350$0
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$16,000$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$8,516$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$43,600$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$500$0
Ben CardinDMD$17,250$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$73,200$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan CollinsRME$0$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$1,000$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
Chris DoddDCT$19,600$0
Byron DorganDND$9,800$0
Dick DurbinDIL$33,200$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$13,300$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay HaganDNC$15,028$0
Tom HarkinDIA$25,100$0
Orrin HatchRUT$0$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$15,519$0
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$2,000$0
John KerryDMA$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$41,566$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$15,350$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$7,200$0
Carl LevinDMI$5,000$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$1,500$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$0
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$23,900$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$11,000$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$19,128$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$15,866$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$13,900$0
Mark PryorDAR$18,250$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$9,500$0
Harry ReidDNV$21,600$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$24,500$0
Bernie SandersIVT$26,500$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$16,112$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0
Olympia SnoweRME$13,000$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$18,000$0
Jon TesterDMT$24,200$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Mark UdallDCO$33,062$0
Tom UdallDNM$27,862$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
George VoinovichROH$0$0
Mark WarnerDVA$750$0
Jim WebbDVA$14,300$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$24,950$0
Roger WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$12,200$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 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 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 GillibrandDNY$182,450$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$67,120$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$135,550$0
Judd GreggRNH$21,500$0
Kay HaganDNC$70,278$0
Tom HarkinDIA$177,650$0
Orrin 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 KerryDMA$112,070$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$57,356$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$151,650$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$108,950$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$122,700$0
Patrick 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 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 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 ShelbyRAL$39,000$0
Olympia 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 WarnerDVA$111,450$0
Jim WebbDVA$36,850$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$52,450$0
Roger 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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