S. 3396 (112th): Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research Act of 2012

Introduced:
Jul 18, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Jefferson “Jeff” Sessions
Junior Senator from Alabama
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jul 18, 2012
Length
5 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 18, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 18, 2012
Referred to Committee Jul 18, 2012
 
Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for a national campaign to increase public awareness and knowledge of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, and for other purposes.

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Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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7/18/2012--Introduced.
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research Act of 2012 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to carry out a national campaign to increase public awareness and knowledge of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, including through:
(1) the dissemination of information on the definition of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia and on good neonatal care of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia patients,
(2) outreach to minority populations regarding Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, and
(3) the promotion of good prenatal care and ultrasound to detect Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia in utero.
Requires the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to evaluate the amount of federal assistance provided for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia research at NIH to determine whether funding levels are adequate.
Expresses the sense of the Senate that the Director should consider allocating funds and other resources for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia research.

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