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S.2539: Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization 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 Orrin G. Hatch, R-Utah
Total Cosponsors 3 (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced June 26, 2014
Latest Major Action Nov. 26, 2014
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Bill Progress

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

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on July 23, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize through FY2019 traumatic brain injury (TBI) prevention and surveillance or registry programs.

(Sec. 3) Reauthorizes through FY2019 the programs of grants to states and Indian consortia for TBI services, and protection and advocacy systems to provide services to individuals with TBI.

(Sec. 5) Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop a plan for the improved coordination of federal activities with respect to TBI that will:

  • review interagency coordination efforts;
  • identify areas for improved coordination between federal agencies and programs, including those with a focus on serving individuals with disabilities;
  • identify adopted recommendations from th...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 26, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-196.
Nov. 26, 2014 Signed by President.
Nov. 19, 2014 Presented to President.
Nov. 13, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Nov. 13, 2014 On passage Passed without objection. (text: CR H7964)
Nov. 13, 2014 Considered by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR H7964)
Nov. 13, 2014 Mr. Latta asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.
Sept. 17, 2014 Held at the desk.
Sept. 17, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Sept. 17, 2014 Received in the House.
Sept. 16, 2014 Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5643; text as passed Senate: CR S5643)
July 23, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 483.
July 23, 2014 Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Harkin with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
July 23, 2014 Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
June 26, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.