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Charlie Crist Introduces COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and Production Act

“Specifically, the legislation would require the president to use the Defense Production Act (DPA) to mobilize manufacturers and resources needed to produce the medical supplies necessary to quickly distribute a future COVID-19 vaccine,” Crist’s office noted.

Charlie Crist Champions Bill to Force President to Use Defense Production Act During Coronavirus...

The bill would have the president “use the DPA to designate PPE, all testing supplies and any future COVID-19 vaccine as critical material essential to the national defense" and “direct materials to be produced and distributed to states and territories based on their requests for supplies and in proportion to their populations.”
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