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S.2406: 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 Jack Reed, D-R.I.
Total Cosponsors 6 (3 Democrats, 3 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.)

Improving Trauma Care Act of 2014 - Amends the Public Health Service Act, with respect to trauma care and research programs, to include in the definition of "trauma" an injury resulting from extrinsic agents other than mechanical force, including those that are thermal, electrical, chemical, or radioactive.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 23, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 482.
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.