New Cosponsor — Nov 14, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. John “Jay” Rockefeller [D-WV, 1985-2014]
The bill now has 9 cosponsors (9 Democrats).
May 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from North Carolina
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Last Updated: May 26, 2011
Length: 6 pages
A bill 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.
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 ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3479 (111th).
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 10, 2010
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 26, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1131 — 112th Congress: Birth Defects Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Awareness Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1131
“S. 1131 — 112th Congress: Birth Defects Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Awareness Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. November 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1131>
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