S. 1183 (110th): Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act

Introduced:

Apr 23, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 25, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 3, 2007
Length: 24 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 1727 (same title)
Passed House — Oct 15, 2007

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to enhance and further research into paralysis and to improve rehabilitation and the quality of life for persons living with paralysis and other physical disabilities, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 23, 2007
 
Introduced

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Jul 25, 2007
 
Reported by Committee

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Details

Cosponsors
39 cosponsors (30D, 7R, 2I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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