H.R. 257 (110th): Infant Protection and Baby Switching Prevention Act of 2007

Introduced:

Jan 5, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 5, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Sheila Jackson Lee

Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2007
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require hospitals reimbursed under the Medicare system to establish and implement security procedures to reduce the likelihood of infant patient abduction and baby switching, including procedures for identifying all infant patients in the hospital in a manner that ensures that it will be evident if infants are missing from the hospital.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 5, 2007
 
Introduced

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