S. 707 (109th): PREEMIE Act

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.

Overview

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

History

Apr 5, 2005
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 28, 2006
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Aug 1, 2006
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 9, 2006
 
Failed House

A vote on the bill failed in the House. The bill is now dead. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 9, 2006
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 9, 2006
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 9, 2006
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Dec 22, 2006
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 707 (109th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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