H.R. 307 (111th): Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act


Jan 8, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 4, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Tammy Baldwin

Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 23, 2009
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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)

3/23/2009--Reported to House without amendment.Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act – TitleI - Paralysis ResearchSection101 - Requires the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop mechanisms to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 8, 2009

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Mar 4, 2009
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 307”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (7D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 1727 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Oct 15, 2007

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