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May 28, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
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.
Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 15, 2010
Length: 5 pages
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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Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2029 (112th).
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 26, 2011
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 10, 2010
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5462 — 111th Congress: Birth Defects Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Awareness Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5462
“H.R. 5462 — 111th Congress: Birth Defects Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Awareness Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5462>
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