ERIC Number: ED255480
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-May-3
Reference Count: N/A
National Childhood Vaccine-Injury Compensation Act. Hearing before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress on S.2117 to Amend the Public Health Service Act to Provide for the Compensation of Children and Others Who Have Sustained Vaccine-Related Injury, and for Other Purposes.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
Statements are presented which were made at this hearing to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the compensation of children and others who have sustained vaccine-related injury. While the hearing focused on the costs and the regulatory burden that might be imposed by the legislation, the following areas were also addressed: (1) the general childhood immunization program; (2) the increasing costs of the vaccines; and (3) the findings of the Federal task force report on pertussis, the most controversial of the seven childhood vaccines. (JD)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.