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Threat of Bioterrorism in America: Assessing the Adequacy of the Federal Law Relating to Dangerous Biological Agents: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session, May 20, 1999   [open pdf - 374KB]

Serial No. 106-19: From the opening statement of Fred Upton: "We are here today to hold an oversight hearing on the adequacy of the current Federal laws and regulations relating to dangerous biological agents. The concern here is not just the potential for these agents to be used for terrorism, or other criminal purposes; but also the clear threat to public health and safety posed by inadequate controls on who can possess these deadly agents, for what purposes, and under what conditions." Statements, letters, and material submitted for the record include those of the following: Ronald M. Atlas, Robert M. Burnham, Nancy D. Connell, Stephen M. Ostroff, Jonathan Richmond, Dorothy B. Preslar, William F. Raub, James S. Reynolds, and Alan F. Holmer.

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Serial No. 106-19
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1999
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