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

Introduced:

May 15, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Christopher Dodd
Senator from Connecticut
Democrat

Text:

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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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

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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History

Introduced
May 15, 2003

Details

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

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Votes

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