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

[CITE: 42USC300aa-5]

    Part 1 - National Vaccine Program
    Sec. 300aa-5. National Vaccine Advisory Committee
      (a) 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 the safety and
      efficacy of vaccines,
        (3) advise the Director of the Program in the implementation of
      sections 300aa-2, 300aa-3, and 300aa-4 (FOOTNOTE 1) of this
      title, and
       (FOOTNOTE 1) See References in Text note below.
        (4) identify annually for the Director of the Program the most
      important areas of government and non-government cooperation that
      should be considered in implementing sections 300aa-2, 300aa-3,
      and 300aa-4 (FOOTNOTE 1) of this title.
    (July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title XXI, Sec. 2105, as added Pub. L.
    99-660, title III, Sec. 311(a), Nov. 14, 1986, 100 Stat. 3758.)
                             REFERENCES IN TEXT
      Section 300aa-4 of this title, referred to in subsec. (b)(3),
    (4), was repealed by Pub. L. 105-362, title VI, Sec. 601(a)(1)(H),
    Nov. 10, 1998, 112 Stat. 3285.
                              PRIOR PROVISIONS
      A prior section 300aa-5, act July 1, 1944, Sec. 2106, was
    successively renumbered by subsequent acts and transferred, see
    section 238c of this title.
      A prior section 2105 of act July 1, 1944, was repealed by Pub. L.
    99-117, Sec. 12(f), Oct. 7, 1985, 99 Stat. 495. See section 300cc-4
    of this title.
      Advisory committees established after Jan. 5, 1973, to terminate
    not later than the expiration of the 2-year period beginning on the
    date of their establishment, unless, in the case of a committee
    established by the President or an officer of the Federal
    Government, such committee is renewed by appropriate action prior
    to the expiration of such 2-year period, or in the case of a
    committee established by the Congress, its duration is otherwise
    provided by law.  See section 14 of Pub. L. 92-463, Oct. 6, 1972,
    86 Stat. 776, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government
    Organization and Employees.
      Pub. L. 93-641, Sec. 6, Jan. 4, 1975, 88 Stat. 2275, set out as a
    note under section 217a of this title, provided that an advisory
    committee established pursuant to the Public Health Service Act
    shall terminate at such time as may be specifically prescribed by
    an Act of Congress enacted after Jan. 4, 1975. 

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