H.R. 5397 (109th): Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2006

Introduced:

May 16, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 16, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Lucille Roybal-Allard

Representative for California's 34th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 16, 2006
Length: 23 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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, to reauthorize programs under part A of title XI of such Act, 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.

H.R. 4493 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 2, 2004

H.R. 3825 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 13, 2008

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History

Introduced
May 16, 2006

Details

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

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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