S. 707 (109th): PREEMIE Act

Introduced:

Apr 5, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 22, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 22, 2006.

Law:

Pub.L. 109-450

Sponsor:

Lamar Alexander

Senator from Tennessee

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2006
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reduce preterm labor and delivery and the risk of pregnancy-related deaths and complications due to pregnancy, and to reduce infant mortality caused by prematurity.

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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. 1726 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 14, 2003

S. 3906 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 29, 2010

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 707” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

History

Introduced
Apr 5, 2005
Reported by Committee
Jun 28, 2006
Passed Senate
Aug 1, 2006
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Senate Agreed to Changes
Dec 9, 2006
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Failed House
Dec 9, 2006
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Dec 9, 2006
Vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 22, 2006

Details

Cosponsors
42 cosponsors (24D, 17R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

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