H.R.1281: Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2014

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced March 20, 2013
  • Latest Major Action Dec. 18, 2014

Bill Cosponsors

120 (102 Democrats, 18 Republicans)

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on December 8, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend through FY2019 a grant program for screening, counseling, and other services related to heritable disorders that can be detected in newborns. Allows grants to be used to improve...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 10 statements associated with H.R.1281.

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

The Congressional Budget Office has produced a cost estimate for H.R.1281.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 18, 2014

Became Public Law No: 113-240.

Dec. 18, 2014

Signed by President.

Dec. 12, 2014
Presented to President.
Dec. 10, 2014
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Dec. 10, 2014
On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection. (text as House agreed to Senate amendment: CR H8994-8998)
Dec. 10, 2014
Mrs. Ellmers asked unanimous consent that the House agree to the Senate amendment. (consideration: CR H8994-8998)
Dec. 9, 2014
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Dec. 8, 2014

Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

Dec. 8, 2014
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S6395)
June 25, 2014
Received in the Senate, read twice.
June 24, 2014

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5696-5697)

June 24, 2014
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1281.
June 24, 2014
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5696-5699)
June 24, 2014
Mr. Pitts moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
June 19, 2014
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 354.
June 19, 2014
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-478.
April 3, 2014
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
April 3, 2014
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Feb. 27, 2014
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
Feb. 27, 2014
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 22, 2013
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
March 20, 2013
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
March 20, 2013

Introduced in the House by Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-Calif.)

Close Comment Creative Commons Donate Email Facebook Mobile Phone Podcast Print Google News logo Google_NewsInitiative_Lockup_FullColor RSS Search Search Twitter WhatsApp Resolving differences Check Building Arrow right Info circle Oops OOPS Pencil File text Bars Search Close Cogs Filter Compare Revolving Door Info card Activity Member menu Globe Document External link Quote News Calendar No Vote
Current site Current page