S. 2989 (110th): A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to implement a National Neurotechnology Initiative, and for other purposes.


May 7, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 7, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Patty Murray
Senator from Washington


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Last Updated: May 7, 2008
Length: 16 pages

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Summary (CRS)
5/7/2008--Introduced.National Neurotechnology Initiative Act - Defines "neurotechnology" to mean the science and technology that allows an individual to analyze, understand, treat, and heal the brain and nervous system.Requires the Secretary ...

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H.R. 5989 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 7, 2008

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May 7, 2008


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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