H.R. 1353 (109th): Prenatally Diagnosed Condition Awareness Act


Mar 16, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 16, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2005
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the provision of scientifically sound information and support services to patients receiving a positive test diagnosis for Down syndrome or other prenatally diagnosed conditions.

Summary (CRS)

3/16/2005--Introduced.Prenatally Diagnosed Condition Awareness Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through either the Director of the National Institutes ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 16, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1353”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (6R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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