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S. 2879: Advancing FASD Research, Prevention, and Services Act

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A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize and extend the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Prevention and Services program, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Lisa Murkowski

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Alaska. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 18, 2019
Length: 37 pages
Nov 18, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Nov 18, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on November 18, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Murkowski, Klobuchar Combat Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and Prenatal Substance Abuse
    — Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] (Sponsor) on Nov 19, 2019

Klobuchar, Murkowski Combat Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and Prenatal Substance Abuse
    — Sen. Amy Klobuchar [D-MN] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 21, 2019

McCollum, Young Introduce House Counterpart Legislation to Address Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
    — Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN4] on Feb 7, 2020

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Nov 18, 2019

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S. 2879 is 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 S. 2879. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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