H.R.3527: Poison Center Network Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Lee Terry, R-Neb.
Total Cosponsors 9 (5 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
Introduced Nov. 18, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 24, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on January 8, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Poison Center Network Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize through FY2019: (1) a poison control nationwide-toll free phone number; and (2) a national media campaign to educate the public and health care providers about poison prevention and the availability of poison control center resources in local communities and to conduct advertising campaigns about the nationwide toll-free number.

Revises and reauthorizes through FY2019 a grant program for accredited (currently, certified) poison control centers. Allows grant funds to be used to research, improve, and enhance the communications and response capability and capacity of the poison control centers to facilitate increased access to such centers through the integration and modernization of communications and data systems.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 24, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-77.
Jan. 24, 2014 Signed by President.
Jan. 15, 2014 Presented to President.
Jan. 15, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Jan. 14, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S333)
Jan. 9, 2014 Received in the Senate, read twice.
Jan. 8, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 8, 2014

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 388 - 18 (Roll no. 3). (text: CR H36-37)

Jan. 8, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H43)
Jan. 8, 2014 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Jan. 8, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3527.
Jan. 8, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H36-39)
Jan. 8, 2014 Mr. Pitts moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Jan. 7, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 239.
Jan. 7, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-321.
Dec. 10, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Dec. 10, 2013 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee .
Dec. 10, 2013 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Nov. 22, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Nov. 18, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.