To amend title XII of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain trauma care programs, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 17, 2015
Length: 4 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 16, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.
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10 Cosponsors (6 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Burgess, Green bills to improve trauma systems approved by House”
— Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26] (Sponsor) on Mar 16, 2015
“Bilirakis Votes to Protect Patient Access and Efficient Drug Enforcement”
— Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 12, 2015
H.R. 647 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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