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H.R.3548: Improving Trauma Care Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Bill Johnson, R-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 12 (6 Democrats, 6 Republicans)
Introduced Nov. 20, 2013
Latest Major Action Aug. 8, 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 reported to the House on May 20, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Improving Trauma Care Act of 2014 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to include in the definition of "trauma" injuries resulting from thermal, electrical, chemical, or radioactive agents, thus making burn centers eligible for trauma center grants and trauma research programs.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 8, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-152.
Aug. 8, 2014 Signed by President.
Aug. 4, 2014 Presented to President.
Aug. 1, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
July 31, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR 8/1/2014 S5312)
July 31, 2014 Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions discharged by Unanimous Consent.
June 25, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
June 24, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5695)
June 24, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3548.
June 24, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5695-5696)
June 24, 2014 Mr. Pitts moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
May 20, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 339.
May 20, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-458.
April 3, 2014 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Unanimous Consent .
April 3, 2014 Subcommittee 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.
Nov. 22, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Nov. 20, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.