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H.R. 1222 (115th): Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act of 2017


About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 1222 would direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to enhance surveillance capabilities to track the epidemiology of congenital heart disease (CHD) and to provide grants to study the epidemiology of CHD across the lifespan. In addition, the legislation would require the Secretary report to Congress on CHD, including information on the demographics and health care utilization of individuals with the disease. Additionally, the bill would reauthorize research on CHD at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and would require NIH to produce a report on its research efforts on CHD.

Congenital heart diseases (CHDs) are defects in the structure and function of the heart that disrupt the flow of blood through the heart. These defects range ...

Sponsor and status

Gus Bilirakis

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 12th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Feb 27, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 21, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 21, 2018.

Law
Pub.L. 115-342
Cosponsors

28 Cosponsors (14 Republicans, 14 Democrats)

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Committee Advances Bilirakis Health Priorities
    — Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12] (Sponsor) on Jun 7, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - Making the case to raise the cap
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] on Mar 5, 2018

On the House Floor This Week - 2/26/18
    — Rep. John Delaney [D-MD6, 2013-2018] on Feb 26, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1222 will add $18 million in new spending through 2023.

History

Feb 27, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 18, 2017
 
Considered by Health

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Jun 7, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 25, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Feb 26, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Jul 25, 2018
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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

Aug 15, 2018
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Dec 12, 2018
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

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Dec 19, 2018
 
House Agreed to Changes

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Dec 21, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1222 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1222. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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