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04.01.2021
Bill introduced
Introduced
04.01.2021
action: Intro-H
Introduced in House
04.01.2021
referral: : HSWM
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
04.01.2021
referral: : HSWM
Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade.
04.01.2021
referral: H11100 : HSFA
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, the Judiciary, Ways and Means, Financial Services, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
04.01.2021
referral: H11100 : HSIF
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, the Judiciary, Ways and Means, Financial Services, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
04.01.2021
referral: H11100 : HSJU
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, the Judiciary, Ways and Means, Financial Services, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
04.01.2021
referral: H11100 : HSWM
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, the Judiciary, Ways and Means, Financial Services, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
04.01.2021
referral: H11100 : HSBA
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, the Judiciary, Ways and Means, Financial Services, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
04.01.2021
referral: H11100 : HSII
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, the Judiciary, Ways and Means, Financial Services, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
02.02.2021
referral: : HSIF
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
18.02.2021
referral: : HSII
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.
04.03.2021
referral: : HSJU
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
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Prevent the Next Pandemic. Protect Global Human & Animal Health.

While the world continues to suffer from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, epidemiologists know the next pandemic is already getting a foothold somewhere in the world. As your constituent, I'm writing to ask that you work to pass S 37/HR 151, the Preventing Future Pandemics Act. 

It's impossible to count the times we've heard the word \"unprecedented\" to describe the events of the past two years, but the conditions that caused this pandemic have many precedents: Ebola, HIV/AIDS, Swine Flu, Bird Flu, and earlier SARS outbreaks all had similar origins. These zoonotic diseases spread through unhealthy contact between humans and animals, usually through cruel exploitation such as animal trafficking.

Alarmingly, almost 75 percent of the world’s emerging infectious diseases are zoonotic in origin. Experts at the World Health Organization, the UN Environment Program and elsewhere know how to prevent these deadly outbreaks: all countries must end animal trafficking and close the wildlife markets where animals are sold and killed for food or commerce.

The Preventing Future Pandemics Act would do that, by shutting down wildlife trafficking here at home and working with our UN allies to end wildlife markets across the globe.

Please work on behalf of your constituents to help this bill become law.

Thank you for your consideration.
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I'm a constituent from (city) and I'm calling in support of the Preventing Future Pandemics Act - Senate Bill 37, House Resolution 151. We like to talk about COVID-19 as if it's unprecedented, but the conditions that caused it are not unprecedented at all. 


Ebola, HIV/AIDS, Swine Flu, Bird Flu, and earlier SARS outbreaks all had similar origins. They are zoonotic diseases that spread through unhealthy contact between animals and people. Experts from the World Health Organization and the UN Environment Program have said that to stop these future outbreaks, all countries must end animal trafficking and close the wildlife markets where animals are killed and sold for food and commerce.


This is an important bill that shuts down animal trafficking here at home and then works with the UN to urge an end to wildlife trafficking across the globe. 


We need this now, and I hope, as my elected official, you'll work to support this bill.


Thank you for hearing my request.