H.R. 2679 (112th): PREEMIE Reauthorization Act


Jul 28, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 28, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Anna Eshoo

Representative for California's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2011
Length: 15 pages

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S. 1440 (same title)
Passed House with Changes — Dec 19, 2012

About the bill

Full Title

To reduce preterm labor and delivery and the risk of pregnancy-related deaths and complications due to pregnancy, and to reduce infant mortality caused by prematurity.

Summary (CRS)

7/28/2011--Introduced.Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers who deliver Infants Early Reauthorization Act or the PREEMIE Reauthorization Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 28, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2679”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


63 cosponsors (56D, 7R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 541 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 6, 2013

S. 1440 (identical)

Passed House with Changes
Last Action: Dec 19, 2012

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