Vote — Nov 30, 2015 5:36 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 79/7
Jun 10, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
This bill was introduced on June 10, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 43rd congressional district
A bill to provide for a national program of screening of newborn infants for metabolic disorders that could retard brain development and cause other seriously disabling diseases.
6/10/1981--Introduced.National Infant Screening Act of 1981 - Amends title XI (Genetic Diseases, Hemophilia Programs, and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) of the Public Health Service Act to provide grants for infant ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2997 (96th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3872”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3872 — 97th Congress: National Infant Screening Act of 1981. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr3872
“H.R. 3872 — 97th Congress: National Infant Screening Act of 1981.” www.GovTrack.us. 1981. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr3872>
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