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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Mar 15, 1979
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2997 (96th).
Jun 10, 1981
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H.R. 3872 (97th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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