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S.2405: Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Jack Reed, D-R.I.
Total Cosponsors 8 (3 Democrats, 5 Republicans)
Introduced May 22, 2014
Latest Major Action July 23, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize appropriations for trauma care programs through FY2019. Requires that not more than 50% of amounts remaining for a fiscal year after FY2014 (after allocation for administrative purposes or for improvement of emergency medical services in rural areas) be allocated for competitive grants to support pilot projects for emergency care and trauma systems.

Requires the inclusion of standards and requirements of the American Burn Association in trauma care modifications of a state plan for providing emergency medical services.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 23, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 481.
July 23, 2014 Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Harkin without amendment. Without written report.
July 23, 2014 Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
May 22, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.