National Vaccine Advisory Committee

Sec. 2105. [300aa-5] There is established the National Vaccine Advisory Committee. The members of the Committee shall be appointed by the Director of the Program, in consultation with the National Academy of Sciences, from among individuals who are engaged in vaccine research or the manufacture of vaccines or who are physicians, members of parent organizations concerned with immunizations, or representatives of State or local health agencies or public health organizations.

(b) The Committee shall—

(1) study and recommend ways to encourage the availability of an adequate supply of safe and effective vaccination products in the States,

(2) recommend research priorities and other measures the Director of the Program should take to enhance safety and efficacy of vaccines,

(3) advise the Director of the Program in the implementation of sections 2102, 2103, and 2104, and

4 identify annually for the Director of the Program the most important areas of government and nongovernment cooperation that should be considered in implementing sections 2102, 2103, and 2104.

Authorizations

Sec. 2106. [300aa-6] (a) To carry out this subtitle other than section 2102(9) there are authorized to be appropriated $4,000,000 for fiscal year 1991, and such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1992 through 1995.

(b) To carry out section 2102(9) there are authorized to be appropriated $30,000,000 for fiscal year 1991, and such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1992 through 1995.



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