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Text of the Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act of 2014

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 24, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 25, 2014 (Referred to Senate Committee).

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113th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 1098

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 25, 2014

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

AN ACT

To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain programs relating to traumatic brain injury and to trauma research.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act of 2014.

2.

CDC programs for prevention and surveillance of traumatic brain injury

(a)

Prevention

Section 393B(b)(3) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 280b–1c(b)(3)) is amended by striking health-status goals for 2010, commonly referred to as Healthy People 2010 and inserting health-status goals for 2020, commonly referred to as Healthy People 2020.

(b)

Surveillance

Subsection (b) of section 393C of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 280b–1d) is amended—

(1)

by striking (b) Not later than and inserting the following:

(b)

Reports

(1)

Initial report

Not later than

; and

(2)

by adding at the end the following:

(2)

Subsequent report

Not later than 24 months after the date of enactment of the Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act of 2014, the Secretary, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Director of the National Institutes of Health and in consultation with the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, shall submit to the relevant committees of Congress a report that—

(A)

identifies which recommendations in the report under paragraph (1) have been adopted and which recommendations in such report have not been adopted; and

(B)

includes a description of planned activities to address each recommendation in such report that has not been adopted.

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(c)

Funding

Section 394A of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 280b–3) is amended—

(1)

by striking and after 1994,;

(2)

by striking the second period at the end; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following: Of the amounts made available to carry out this part for each of fiscal years 2015 through 2019, there is authorized to be appropriated $6,100,000 to carry out sections 393B and 393C..

3.

State grants for projects regarding traumatic brain injury

Section 1252 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300d–52) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a), by striking , acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration,;

(2)

in paragraphs (1)(A)(i) and (3)(E) of subsection (f), by striking brain injury and inserting traumatic brain injury;

(3)

in subsection (h), by striking the comma after under this section and inserting a comma before including; and

(4)

by amending subsection (j) to read as follows:

(j)

Authorization of appropriations

For carrying out this section and section 1253, there is authorized to be appropriated $9,760,000 for each of fiscal years 2015 through 2019.

.

4.

State grants for protection and advocacy services

Section 1253 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300d–53) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a), by striking , acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (referred to in this section as the Administrator),;

(2)

in subsections (c), (d)(1), (e)(1), (e)(4), (g), (h), and (j)(1), by striking Administrator each place it appears and inserting Secretary;

(3)

in subsection (h)—

(A)

by striking the subsection heading and inserting Reporting;

(B)

by striking Each protection and advocacy system and inserting the following:

(1)

Reports by systems

Each protection and advocacy system

; and

(C)

by adding at the end the following:

(2)

Report by Secretary

Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of the Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act of 2014, the Secretary shall prepare and submit to the appropriate committees of Congress a report describing the services and activities carried out under this section during the period for which the report is being prepared.

.

(4)

in subsection (i)—

(A)

by striking Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration and inserting Secretary; and

(B)

by striking by the Administrator and inserting by the Secretary;

(5)

in subsection (k), by striking subtitle C and inserting subtitle C of title I;

(6)

by striking subsection (l) (relating to authorization of appropriations); and

(7)

by redesignating subsection (m) as subsection (l).

Passed the House of Representatives June 24, 2014.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk