- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house Passed May 19th, 2016Roll Call Vote 241 Yea / 184 Nay
Committee on AppropriationsCommittee on the BudgetIntroducedMay 16th, 2016
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America needs to take immediate action to fight the Zika virus and keep it from spreading both at home and abroad. Using this $622 million in unused funds from the Ebola outbreak and HHS to finance those efforts is a logical way to start.
Just because the media isn't talking about Ebola anymore doesn't mean it's no longer a threat. Congress should take action on Zika — but not with Ebola funds. Besides, the fight could need more than $622 million, requiring Congress to pass another bill.