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H.R. 2271: Scarlett’s Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act

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To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the health of children and help better understand and enhance awareness about unexpected sudden death in early life.

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Sponsor and status

Gwen Moore

Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 18, 2020
Introduced
Apr 10, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Ordered Reported on Jul 15, 2020

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 15, 2020.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Apr 10, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Jan 8, 2020
 
Considered by Health

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

Mar 11, 2020
 
Considered by Health

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

Jul 15, 2020
 
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 18, 2020
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2271 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2271. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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