H.R. 2029 (112th): Birth Defects Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Awareness Act of 2011

Introduced:
May 26, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Rosa DeLauro
Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 26, 2011
Length
6 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 5462 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 30, 2010

S. 1131 (Related)
Birth Defects Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Awareness Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 26, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 26, 2011
Referred to Committee May 26, 2011
 
Full Title

To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to establish and implement a birth defects prevention, risk reduction, and public awareness program.

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5/26/2011--Introduced.
Birth Defects Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Awareness Act of 2011 - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to establish and implement a birth defects prevention and public awareness program, which includes:
(1) a nationwide media campaign to increase awareness among health care providers and at-risk populations about pregnancy and breastfeeding information services;
(2) grants for the provision of, or campaigns to increase awareness about, pregnancy and breastfeeding information services; and
(3) grants for the conduct or support of surveillance of or research on maternal exposures and maternal health conditions that may influence the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes and maternal exposures that may influence health risks to a breastfed infant, or of networking to facilitate such surveillance or research.

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