S. 907: GEDI Act

Introduced:
May 08, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
0% chance of being enacted
See Instead:

H.R. 1915 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 09, 2013

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Sponsor
Jeanne Shaheen
Senior Senator from New Hampshire
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 08, 2013
Length
9 pages
Related Bills
S. 1221 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 16, 2011

H.R. 1915 (Related)
GEDI Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 09, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on May 8, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced May 08, 2013
Referred to Committee May 08, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed Senate ...
Passed House ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

1% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

A bill to provide grants to better understand and reduce gestational diabetes, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (show)
Committees

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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Library of Congress Summary

The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress.


5/8/2013--Introduced.
Gestational Diabetes Act or the GEDI Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop a multisite gestational diabetes research project within the diabetes program of the CDC to expand and enhance surveillance data and public health research on gestational diabetes.
Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to expand and intensify public health research on gestational diabetes, including;
(1) developing and testing novel approaches for improving postpartum testing or screening and for preventing type 2 diabetes in women with a history of gestational diabetes, and
(2) conducting research to further understanding of the factors and health systems that influence the risk of gestational diabetes and the development of type 2 diabetes in women with a history of gestational diabetes.
Requires the Director to:
(1) award grants for demonstration projects to reduce the incidence of gestational diabetes, the recurrence of such disease in subsequent pregnancies, and the development of type 2 diabetes in women with a history of gestational diabetes; and
(2) work with state and Indian tribal-based diabetes prevention and control programs assisted by the CDC to encourage postpartum follow-up after gestational diabetes to reduce the incidence of gestational diabetes and its recurrence, the development of type 2 diabetes in at-risk women, and related complications.

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