H.R. 3872 (97th): National Infant Screening Act of 1981

Introduced:

Jun 10, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 10, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Clair Burgener
Representative for California's 43rd congressional district
Republican

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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H.R. 2997 (96th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 15, 1979

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History

Introduced
Jun 10, 1981

Details

Cosponsors
38 cosponsors (26D, 10R, 1I, 1N) (show)
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