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H.R.1915: GEDI Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||health|
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|Sponsor||Eliot L. Engel, D-N.Y.|
|Total Cosponsors||44 (38 Democrats, 6 Republicans)|
|Introduced||May 9, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||May 10, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Gestational Diabetes Act of 2013 or the GEDI Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop a multisite gestational diabetes research project within the diabetes program of the CDC to expand and enhance surveillance data and public health research on gestational diabetes.
Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to expand and intensify public health research on gestational diabetes, including; (1) developing and testing novel approaches for improving postpartum testing or screening and for preventing type 2 diabetes in women with a history of gestational diabetes, and (2) conducting research to further understanding of the factors and health systems that influence the risk of gestational diabetes and the development of type 2 diabetes in women with a history of gestational diabetes.
Requires the Director to: (1) award grants for demonstration ...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|May 10, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
|May 9, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.|