S.2932: Poison Center Support, Enhancement, and Awareness Act of 2008

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about environmental protection
  • Introduced April 29, 2008
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 8, 2008

Bill Summary

Poison Center Support, Enhancement, and Awareness Act of 2008 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide coordination and assistance for the maintenance of the nationwide toll-free phone number to access poison control centers. Requires the Secretary to carry out and expand upon a national media campaign to educate the public and health care providers about poison prevention and the...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 2 statements associated with S.2932.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions discharged by Unanimous Consent.
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Received in the House.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Held at the desk.
Mr. Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 2932.
At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Terry objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was withdrawn.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by recorded vote (2/3 required): 403 - 6 (Roll no. 653).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Cleared for White House.
Presented to President.
Signed by President.
Became Public Law No: 110-377.
April 29, 2008

Introduced in the Senate by Patty Murray (D-Wash.)

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