This bill prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from obligating or expending any amounts to provide emergency assistance in response to an emergency at the southern border directly resulting from the repeal of certain public health orders from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Specifically, the bill prohibits such emergency assistance in response to the repeal of
- the order issued on August 2, 2021, titled Public Health Reassessment and Order Suspending the Right To Introduce Certain Persons From Countries Where a Quarantinable Communicable Disease Exists;
- the order issued on April 1, 2022, titled Public Health Determination and Order Regarding Suspending the Right To Introduce Certain Persons From Countries Where a Quarantinable Communicable Disease Exists; and
- an order relating to the same public health concerns as the listed orders.
5/10/2022 – Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. Action By: Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
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