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From the U.S. House of Representatives Downloadable U.S. Code
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[Laws in effect as of January 5, 1999]

[CITE: 42USC300aa-34]

 
TITLE 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
    CHAPTER 6A - PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE
    SUBCHAPTER XIX - VACCINES
    Part 2 - National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program
    subpart d - general provisions
 
-HEAD-
    Sec. 300aa-34. Termination of program
 
-STATUTE-
    (a) Reviews
      The Secretary shall review the number of awards of compensation
    made under the program to petitioners under section 300aa-11 of
    this title for vaccine-related injuries and deaths associated with
    the administration of vaccines on or after December 22, 1987, as
    follows:
        (1) The Secretary shall review the number of such awards made
      in the 12-month period beginning on December 22, 1987.
        (2) At the end of each 3-month period beginning after the
      expiration of the 12-month period referred to in paragraph (1)
      the Secretary shall review the number of such awards made in the
      3-month period.
    (b) Report
      (1) If in conducting a review under subsection (a) of this
    section the Secretary determines that at the end of the period
    reviewed the total number of awards made by the end of that period
    and accepted under section 300aa-21(a) of this title exceeds the
    number of awards listed next to the period reviewed in the table in
    paragraph (2) -
        (A) the Secretary shall notify the Congress of such
      determination, and
        (B) beginning 180 days after the receipt by Congress of a
      notification under paragraph (1), no petition for a
      vaccine-related injury or death associated with the
      administration of a vaccine on or after December 22, 1987, may be
      filed under section 300aa-11 of this title.
    Section 300aa-11(a) of this title and subpart B of this part shall
    not apply to civil actions for damages for a vaccine-related injury
    or death for which a petition may not be filed because of
    subparagraph (B).
      (2) The table referred to in paragraph (1) is as follows:
                                                  Total number of awards
                                                by the end of the period
    Period reviewed:                                            reviewed
    12 months after December 22, 1987                                150
    13th through the 15th month after December 22, 1987              188
    16th through the 18th month after December 22, 1987              225
    19th through the 21st month after December 22, 1987              263
    22nd through the 24th month after December 22, 1987              300
    25th through the 27th month after December 22, 1987              338
    28th through the 30th month after December 22, 1987              375
    31st through the 33rd month after December 22, 1987              413
    34th through the 36th month after December 22, 1987              450
    37th through the 39th month after December 22, 1987              488
    40th through the 42nd month after December 22, 1987              525
    43rd through the 45th month after December 22, 1987              563
    46th through the 48th month after December 22, 1987             600.
 
-SOURCE-
    (July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title XXI, Sec. 2134, as added Pub. L.
    100-203, title IV, Sec. 4303(f), Dec. 22, 1987, 101 Stat.
    1330-222.)
 
-COD-
                                CODIFICATION
      In subsecs. (a) and (b), ''December 22, 1987'' substituted for
    ''the effective date of this subpart'' on authority of section 323
    of Pub. L. 99-660, as amended, set out as an Effective Date note
    under section 300aa-1 of this title.


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