S. 252 (113th): PREEMIE Reauthorization Act


Feb 7, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 27, 2013

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 27, 2013.


Pub.L. 113-55


Lamar Alexander

Senator from Tennessee



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Last Updated: Nov 19, 2013
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An act 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, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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

S. 1440 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House with Changes
Last Action: Dec 19, 2012

H.R. 541 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 6, 2013

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 252” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Feb 7, 2013
Reported by Committee
Feb 13, 2013
Passed Senate
Sep 25, 2013
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House with Changes
Nov 12, 2013
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Senate Agreed to Changes
Nov 14, 2013
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 27, 2013


12 cosponsors (10D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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