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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.
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. (2016). 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. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr3872>
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