S. 1858 (110th): Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2007


Jul 23, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 24, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 24, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-204


Christopher Dodd

Senator from Connecticut



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Last Updated: Apr 30, 2008
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish grant programs to provide for education and outreach on newborn screening and coordinated followup care once newborn screening has been conducted, to reauthorize programs under part A of title XI of such Act, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2663 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 27, 2006

H.R. 3825 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 13, 2008

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1858” means this is a Senate 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.


Jul 23, 2007
Reported by Committee
Nov 14, 2007
Passed Senate
Dec 13, 2007
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Apr 8, 2008
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Apr 24, 2008


21 cosponsors (15D, 5R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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