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house Bill H.R. 3527

Poison Center Network Act

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  • EnactedJanuary 24th, 2014
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The senate Passed January 14th, 2014
    Passed by Voice Vote
  • The house Passed January 8th, 2014
    Roll Call Vote 388 Yea / 18 Nay
      house Committees
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
    IntroducedNovember 18th, 2013

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Poison Center Network Act

Official Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the poison center national toll-free number, national media campaign, and grant program, and for other purposes.


Poison Center Network Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize through FY2019: (1) a poison control nationwide-toll free phone number; and (2) a national media campaign to educate the public and health care providers about poison prevention and the availability of poison control center resources in local communities and to conduct advertising campaigns about the nationwide toll-free number. Revises and reauthorizes through FY2019 a grant program for accredited (currently, certified) poison control centers. Allows grant funds to be used to research, improve, and enhance the communications and response capability and capacity of the poison control centers to facilitate increased access to such centers through the integration and modernization of communications and data systems.

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