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- 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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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 2, 2004
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 13, 2008
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7 cosponsors (5D, 2R) (show)(joined May 16, 2006)(joined Jun 22, 2006)(joined Jun 22, 2006)(joined Jun 22, 2006)(joined Jul 20, 2006)(joined Jul 20, 2006)(joined Jul 28, 2006)
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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. May 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr5397>
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