S. 1858 - Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2007

Medicine. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish grant programs to provide for education and outreach on newborn screening and coordinated followup care once newborn screening has been conducted, to reauthorize programs under part A of title XI of such Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
1 proposed amendment. 1 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on December 13, 2007.

Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2007

S. 1858 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish grant programs to provide for education and outreach on newborn screening and coordinated followup care once newborn screening has been conducted, to reauthorize programs under part A of title XI of such Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish grant programs to provide for education and outreach on newborn screening and coordinated followup care once newborn screening has been conducted, to reauthorize programs under part A of title XI of such Act, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2007
  • Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2007
  • Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2007
  • Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2007
  • Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2007
Sponsor
Christopher Dodd
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Medicine
  • Ambulatory care
  • Authorization
  • Birth defects
  • Budgets
  • Children
  • Clinical trials
  • Communication in medicine
  • Communications
  • Conferences
  • Congress
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Continuing education
  • Demography
  • Education
  • Emergency management
  • Emergency medicine
  • Environmental health
  • Environmental protection
  • Epidemiology
  • Executive departments
  • Families
  • Federal advisory bodies
  • Federal aid to Indians
  • Federal aid to child health services
  • Federal aid to education
  • Federal aid to health facilities
  • Genetic counseling
  • Government information
  • Government publicity
  • Health counseling
  • Health education
  • Health planning
  • Health policy
  • Hereditary diseases
  • Higher education
  • Hospitals
  • Indian medical care
  • Infant mortality
  • Infants
  • Medical care
  • Medical education
  • Medical laboratories
  • Medical research
  • Medical screening
  • Medical statistics
  • Medical supplies
  • Medical technology
  • Medical tests
  • Minorities
  • Minority health
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Nursing education
  • Preventive medicine
  • Public contracts
  • Quality control
  • Quality of care
  • Research grants
  • Risk
  • Science policy
  • Social services
  • Technological innovations
  • Technology
  • Technology transfer
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Major Actions
Introduced7/23/2007
Referred to Committee
Amendments (1 proposed)
Passed Senate12/13/2007
Passed House4/08/2008
Signed by President4/24/2008
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 3852 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.12/13/2007PASSED by voice vote
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.12/13/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.4/08/2008PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/23/2007
7/23/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Put on a legislative calendar11/14/2007Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
12/05/2007Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Kennedy with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar12/05/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 522.
12/13/2007Amendment SA 3852 proposed by Senator Harkin for Senator Dodd.
select this voteVote12/13/2007Amendment SA 3852 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
12/13/2007Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
12/13/2007The committee substitute as amended agreed to by Unanimous Consent.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage12/13/2007Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
12/14/2007Message on Senate action sent to the House.
12/17/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
12/17/2007Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
12/17/2007Received in the House.
4/08/2008By Senator Kennedy from Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions filed written report. Report No. 110-280.
Presented to President4/08/2008Cleared for White House.
4/08/2008Mrs. Capps moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
4/08/2008Considered under suspension of the rules.
4/08/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1858.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage4/08/2008On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
Presented to President4/14/2008Presented to President.
Signed4/24/2008Signed by President.
Enacted4/24/2008Became Public Law No: 110-204.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteS. Amdt. 3852Dodd, Christopher [D-CT]December 13, 2007Passed by voice vote on December 12, 2007.

In the nature of a substitute.

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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$194,365
$515,981
$710,346
$0
2 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2007: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2 organizations supported this bill

Association of Public Health Laboratories
(n.d.). Public Policy. Retrieved n.d., from .
Liam Hammonds Memorial Foundation
(n.d.). Letter to Senator. Retrieved n.d., from .

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$11,050$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$57,749$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$8,200$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$2,000$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$4,500$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$10,949$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$19,193$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$7,750$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$1,000$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$2,000$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$13,000$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$250$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$4,250$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$10,250$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$1,000$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$5,300$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,250$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$41,210$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$8,000$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$13,200$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$4,300$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$17,300$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$1,800$0Yes
John CornynRTX$8,200$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$250$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$15,000$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$5,000$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$250$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$11,500$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$11,375$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$11,500$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$1,950$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$17,600$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,750$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$28,750$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$10,300$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$13,100$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,000$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$250$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$250$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$8,050$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$16,650$0Yes
John KerryDMA$10,400$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$500$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$13,500$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$2,900$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$14,000$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$6,000$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$500$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$18,300$0Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$2,000$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$4,000$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$10,800$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$28,600$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$16,300$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$2,500$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$500$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$4,800$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$500$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$650$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$15,600$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$9,500$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$23,300$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$28,292$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$5,500$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$4,000$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$1,000$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$11,500$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$37,378$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$6,750$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$200$0Yes
John SununuRNH$8,600$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$1,750$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
David VitterRLA$500$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$250$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$2,750$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$500$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$4,000$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$11,050$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$57,749$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$8,200$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$2,000$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$4,500$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$10,949$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$19,193$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$7,750$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$1,000$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$2,000$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$13,000$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$250$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$4,250$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$10,250$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$1,000$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$5,300$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,250$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$41,210$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$8,000$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$13,200$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$4,300$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$17,300$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$1,800$0Yes
John CornynRTX$8,200$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$250$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$15,000$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$5,000$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$250$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$11,500$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$11,375$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$11,500$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$1,950$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$17,600$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,750$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$28,750$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$10,300$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$13,100$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,000$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$250$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$250$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$8,050$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$16,650$0Yes
John KerryDMA$10,400$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$500$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$13,500$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$2,900$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$14,000$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$6,000$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$500$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$18,300$0Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$2,000$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$4,000$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$10,800$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$28,600$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$16,300$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$2,500$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$500$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$4,800$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$500$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$650$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$15,600$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$9,500$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$23,300$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$28,292$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$5,500$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$4,000$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$1,000$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$11,500$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$37,378$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$6,750$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$200$0Yes
John SununuRNH$8,600$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$1,750$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
David VitterRLA$500$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$250$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$2,750$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$500$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$4,000$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Health & welfare policy$515,981
Medical laboratories$194,365

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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