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S. 1130: Scarlett’s Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act

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A bill 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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Pennsylvania. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 20, 2020
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Apr 10, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed Senate (House next) on May 20, 2020

This bill passed in the Senate on May 20, 2020 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Prognosis
48% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Isakson, Colleagues Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation to Combat, Prevent Unexpected Infant, Childhood Death
    — Sen. John “Johnny” Isakson [R-GA, 2005-2019] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 12, 2019

Clarksville Online: Lamar Alexander says Senate Health Committee Approves Eight Bipartisan Public Health Bills
    — Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN] on Nov 2, 2019

Alexander: Senate Health Committee Approves Eight Bipartisan Public Health Bills
    — Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN] on Oct 31, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1130 will add $7 million in new spending through 2024.

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.

Oct 31, 2019
 
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.

May 20, 2020
 
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. 1130 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 S. 1130. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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