About the bill
Traumatic injuries are the leading cause of death among people aged 1 to 44, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Yet 45 million Americans don’t have access to a trauma center within an hour of their location, which is nicknamed “the golden window” for maximum odds of saving a patient’s life. This despite 35 million Americans experiencing a traumatic injury each year, which makes it the third-most costly condition each year at $67.3 billion, trailing only heart disease and cancer.
Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX26 ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Rhode Island. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 17, 2015
Length: 4 pages
Mar 17, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 17, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 23, 2014
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2405 (113th).
Mar 16, 2015
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 648 (114th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 763 (114th).
Mar 17, 2015
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S. 763 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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