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S. 652 (115th): Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2017

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize a program for early detection, diagnosis, and treatment regarding deaf and hard-of-hearing newborns, infants, and young children.

Sponsor and status

Robert “Rob” Portman

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Ohio. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 4, 2017
Length: 6 pages
Introduced:

Mar 15, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 18, 2017

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 18, 2017.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-71

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 652 will add $127 million in new spending through 2022.

History

Mar 15, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 26, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 6, 2017
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Oct 3, 2017
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 18, 2017
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 652 (115th) was 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.

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

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