H.R. 1222: Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act of 2017

To amend the Public Health Service Act to coordinate Federal congenital heart disease research efforts and to improve public education and awareness of congenital heart disease, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 27, 2017

Status:

Ordered Reported on Jun 7, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 7, 2017.

Sponsor:

Gus Bilirakis

Representative for Florida's 12th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2017
Length: 7 pages

Prognosis:

60% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 27, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 18, 2017
 
Considered by Health

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 7, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 7, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

 
Passed House (Senate next)

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1222 is a 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.

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