H.R. 669 (113th): Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act


Feb 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 18, 2014

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 18, 2014.


Pub.L. 113-236


Frank Pallone Jr.

Representative for New Jersey's 6th congressional district



Read Text »
Last Updated: Dec 5, 2014
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve the health of children and help better understand and enhance awareness about unexpected sudden death in early life.

Summary (CRS)

Section2 - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to continue and report on activities related to stillbirth, sudden unexpected infant death, and sudden unexplained death in childhood, ... Read more >


Feb 13, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 15, 2014
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 9, 2014
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 20, 2014
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 3, 2014
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 18, 2014
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 669”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


20 cosponsors (17D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 314 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2013

S. 2746 (Related)
Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 31, 2014

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: