Senate Bills - 109th Congress
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S. 975The Project BioShield II Act of 2005
On April 29, Senator Joseph Lieberman (D-CT) introduced S. 975, the Project BioShield II Act of 2005, to provide incentives to increase research by private sector entities to develop medical countermeasures to prevent, detect, identify, contain, and treat illnesses, including those associated with biological, chemical, nuclear, or radiological weapons attacks or an infectious disease outbreak. The text of the measure is not yet available. S. 975, which was cosponsored by Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Sam Brownback (R-KS), was referred to the Senate HELP Committee.
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