H.R.664 - Chiropractic Membership in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Act of 2011

To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize appointment of Doctors of Chiropractic to regular and reserve corps of the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize appointment of Doctors of Chiropractic to regular and reserve corps of the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Chiropractic Membership in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Act of 2011 as introduced.

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Gene Green

D-TX

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Official Summary

Chiropractic Membership in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Act of 2011 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to make chiropractic personnel eligible for appointment in the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Servic

Official Summary

Chiropractic Membership in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Act of 2011 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to make chiropractic personnel eligible for appointment in the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Surgeon General to ensure that Doctors of Chiropractic are trained, equipped, and otherwise prepared to fulfill public health and emergency response service responsibilities in the Commissioned Corps. Requires the President to appoint no fewer than six Doctors of Chiropractic into the commissioned Regular Corps and the Ready Reserve Corps. Directs the Surgeon General to submit a quarterly report to the relevant congressional committees on measures taken by the President, Surgeon General, and the Secretary to carry out this Act.

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