Public Health Emergency Response and Accountability Act aims to create permanent emergency response fund
from Homeland Preparedness News
New legislation proposed by U.S. Sens. Bill Cassidy, Brian Schatz, Marco Rubio, Dick Durbin, Tina Smith and Angus King seeks to create a permanent fund to encourage quicker responses to public health emergencies. The Public Health Emergency Response and Accountability Act (S. 3309) would implement a permanent ability for federal agencies to better respond to attacks, disasters, or diseases like Zika, Ebola or the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
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