H.R. 5462 (111th): Birth Defects Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Awareness Act of 2010


May 28, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 30, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.


Rosa DeLauro
Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district


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Last Updated: Nov 15, 2010
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish and implement a birth defects prevention, risk reduction, and public awareness program.

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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.

H.R. 2029 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 26, 2011

S. 3479 (Related)
Birth Defects Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Awareness Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 10, 2010

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5462” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 28, 2010
Reported by Committee
Sep 23, 2010
Passed House
Sep 30, 2010
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.


49 cosponsors (39D, 10R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


There have been no votes related to this bill.

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