On January 22, 2013, the House of Representatives approved H.R. 307, the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013, by a bipartisan vote of 395 to 29. The legislation would reauthorize programs intended to strengthen the nation’s preparedness infrastructure and support development of medical countermeasures to respond to chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear attacks. The legislation now awaits Senate action.