Enacted — Signed by the President — Aug 7, 2015
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May 16, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced on May 16, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 34th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 16, 2006
Length: 23 pages
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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Last Action: Jun 2, 2004
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Last Action: Mar 13, 2008
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5397 — 109th Congress: Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2006. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr5397
“H.R. 5397 — 109th Congress: Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2006.” www.GovTrack.us. 2006. September 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr5397>
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