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H.R.669: Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Frank Pallone, D-N.J.
Total Cosponsors 20 (17 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 13, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 18, 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 Senate on November 20, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act - (Sec. 2) Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to continue and report on activities related to stillbirth, sudden unexpected infant death, and sudden unexplained death in childhood, including collaborating with states and experts to improve the quality and consistency of data collected after one of these deaths.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 18, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-236.
Dec. 18, 2014 Signed by President.
Dec. 8, 2014 Presented to President.
Dec. 3, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Dec. 3, 2014 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendments Agreed to without objection. (text as House agreed to Senate amendment: CR H8345)
Dec. 3, 2014 Mr. Bilirakis asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and agree to the Senate amendments. (consideration: CR H8344-8345)
Nov. 21, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Nov. 20, 2014 Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.
Nov. 20, 2014 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S6219)
Nov. 20, 2014 Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions discharged by Unanimous Consent.
Nov. 19, 2014 Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Sept. 10, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Sept. 9, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 9, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7341-7342)
Sept. 9, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 669.
Sept. 9, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7341-7343)
Sept. 9, 2014 Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
July 24, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 417.
July 24, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-557.
July 15, 2014 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
July 15, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 14, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 19, 2014 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Unanimous Consent .
June 19, 2014 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 13, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.