S. 1068 (108th): Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2003


May 15, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 15, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Christopher Dodd

Senator from Connecticut



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Last Updated: May 15, 2003
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish grant programs to provide for education and outreach on newborn screening and coordinated followup care once newborn screening has been conducted, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/15/2003--Introduced.Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2003 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Associate Administrator of the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 15, 2003

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1068”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (5D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2890 (107th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 2002

S. 2663 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 27, 2006

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