S. 1810 (110th): Prenatally and Postnatally Diagnosed Conditions Awareness Act


Jul 18, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 8, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 8, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-374


Samuel “Sam” Brownback

Senator from Kansas



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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2008
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the provision of scientifically sound information and support services to patients receiving a positive test diagnosis for Down syndrome or other prenatally and postnatally diagnosed conditions.

Summary (CRS)

Section3 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through either the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the ... Read more >


Jul 18, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 13, 2008
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.

Sep 23, 2008
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.

Sep 24, 2008
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed).

Sep 25, 2008
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 by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 8, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1810”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (3R, 2D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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