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Executive Order 13527: Establishing Federal Capability for the Timely Provision of Medical Countermeasures Following a Biological Attack   [open pdf - 139KB]

Alternate Title: EO 13527: Establishing Federal Capability for the Timely Provision of Medical Countermeasures Following a Biological Attack

"By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Policy. It is the policy of the United States to plan and prepare for the timely provision of medical countermeasures to the American people in the event of a biological attack in the United States through a rapid Federal response in coordination with State, local, territorial, and tribal governments. This policy would seek to: (1) mitigate illness and prevent death; (2) sustain critical infrastructure; and (3) complement and supplement State, local, territorial, and tribal government medical countermeasure distribution capacity."

Report Number:Executive Order 13527; E.O. 13527
Author:Obama, Barack
Publisher:United States. Office of the Federal Register
Date:2009-12-30
Series:Presidential Executive Orders
Presidential Executive Orders [Barack Obama]
Copyright:Public Domain
Retrieved From:Government Printing Office, Federal Register: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=FR
Format:pdf
Media Type:application/pdf
Source:Federal Register (January 6, 2010), v.75 no.3, p.737-738
URL:https://www.hsdl.org/?view&did=30694
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