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S. 2465: Sickle Cell Disease and Other Heritable Blood Disorders Research, Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act of 2018

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A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize a sickle cell disease prevention and treatment demonstration program and to provide for sickle cell disease research, surveillance, prevention, and treatment.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Tim Scott

Sponsor. Junior Senator for South Carolina. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 11, 2018
Length: 8 pages
Introduced:

Feb 28, 2018

Status:

Passed Senate (House next) on Oct 11, 2018

This bill passed in the Senate on October 11, 2018 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Prognosis:

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

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 2465 will add $123 million in new spending through 2023.

History

Feb 28, 2018
 
Introduced

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Jul 25, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Oct 11, 2018
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 2465 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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