US SB1654 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on May 23 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-05-23 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Vaccine Access Improvement Act of 2019 This bill modifies the excise tax on certain vaccines to (1) automatically impose the tax on vaccines that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) adds to the Vaccine Injury Table, and (2) require HHS to notify the Department of the Treasury and Congress when new vaccines are added to the table. (The excise tax funds the National Vaccine Injury Program, which compensates people who have been injured by vaccines listed on the table.)

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Title

Vaccine Access Improvement Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-23SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Same As/Similar To

HB1973 (Same As) 2019-03-28 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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