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


Apr 23, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

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


Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa



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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.

Summary (CRS)

8/3/2007--Reported to Senate amended.Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act – TitleI - Paralysis ResearchSection101 - Requires the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop mechanisms to coordinate ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 23, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 25, 2007
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1183”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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

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

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