S. 793 - Reauthorization of the Traumatic Brain Injury Act

Medicine. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide for the expansion and improvement of traumatic brain injury programs. (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 11, 2007.

Reauthorization of the Traumatic Brain Injury Act

S. 793 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to provide for the expansion and improvement of traumatic brain injury programs. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide for the expansion and improvement of traumatic brain injury programs.
Other Titles
  • Reauthorization of the Traumatic Brain Injury Act
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Act of 2008
  • Reauthorization of the Traumatic Brain Injury Act
  • Reauthorization of the Traumatic Brain Injury Act
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Act of 2008
Sponsor
Orrin Hatch
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Medicine
  • Access to health care
  • Afghanistan
  • Armed forces
  • Authorization
  • Brain
  • Budgets
  • Case management
  • Community health services
  • Congress
  • Congressional investigations
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Data banks
  • Defense policy
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Disabled
  • Emergency management
  • Epidemiology
  • Executive departments
  • Federal aid to Indians
  • Federal aid to research
  • Government information
  • Government paperwork
  • Governmental investigations
  • Grants-in-aid
  • Head injuries
  • Health information systems
  • Health policy
  • Health surveys
  • Housing
  • Indian medical care
  • Indians
  • Iraq
  • Iraq compilation
  • Labor
  • Law
  • Legal services
  • Medical care
  • Medical research
  • Medical statistics
  • Middle East and North Africa
  • Military operations
  • Minorities
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Rehabilitation of the disabled
  • Research centers
  • Research grants
  • Science policy
  • South Asia
  • Technology
  • Transportation
  • Transportation and the disabled
  • Trauma care
  • Veterans
  • Veterans' benefits
  • Veterans' employment
  • Veterans' medical care
  • Veterans' rehabilitation
  • War casualties
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Major Actions
Introduced3/07/2007
Referred to Committee
Amendments (1 proposed)
Passed Senate12/11/2007
Passed House4/08/2008
Signed by President4/28/2008
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.12/11/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 3831 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.12/11/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - S 793 Reauthorization of the Traumatic Brain Injury Act - Under Suspension of the Rules4/08/2008This bill PASSED the House
392 voted YES 1 voted NO 37 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/07/2007
3/07/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
3/07/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S2801-2802)
Put on a legislative calendar6/27/2007Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
8/01/2007Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Kennedy with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 110-140.
Put on a legislative calendar8/01/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 317.
12/11/2007Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
12/11/2007The committee substitute as amended agreed to by Unanimous Consent.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage12/11/2007Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
12/11/2007Amendment SA 3831 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Kennedy.
select this voteVote12/11/2007Amendment SA 3831 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
12/12/2007Message on Senate action sent to the House.
12/12/2007Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
12/12/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
12/12/2007Received in the House.
4/08/2008Ms. Baldwin moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
4/08/2008Considered under suspension of the rules.
4/08/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 793.
4/08/2008At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
4/08/2008Considered as unfinished business.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage4/08/2008On Passage - House - S 793 Reauthorization of the Traumatic Brain Injury Act - Under Suspension of the Rules
4/09/2008Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
4/10/2008Senate agreed to House amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Presented to President4/10/2008Cleared for White House.
4/14/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President4/17/2008Presented to President.
Signed4/28/2008Signed by President.
Enacted4/28/2008Became Public Law No: 110-206.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteS. Amdt. 3831Kennedy, Edward [D-MA]December 11, 2007Passed by voice vote on December 10, 2007.

In the nature of a substitute.

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Average contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$5,160
$86,256
$713
$2,302
$198
YES$94,629
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
NO$0
14 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Traumatic Brain Injury Act of 2008: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

14 organizations supported this bill

American Brain Coalition
(n.d.). Sign-on Letter to the Senate HELP Committee. Retrieved n.d., from .
American College of Surgeons
(n.d.). Sign-on Letter to the Senate HELP Committee. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Counseling Association
(n.d.). Sign-on Letter to the Senate HELP Committee. Retrieved n.d., from .
Brain Injury Association of America
(n.d.). Sign-on Letter to the Senate HELP Committee. Retrieved n.d., from .
Coalition For American Trauma Care
(n.d.). Sign-on Letter to the Senate HELP Committee. Retrieved n.d., from .
Epilepsy Foundation
(n.d.). Sign-on Letter to the Senate HELP Committee. Retrieved n.d., from .
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
(n.d.). Sign-on Letter to the Senate HELP Committee. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities
(n.d.). Sign-on Letter to the Senate HELP Committee. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Association of State Head Injury Administrators
(n.d.). Sign-on Letter to the Senate HELP Committee. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Brain Injury Research Treatment Foundation
(n.d.). Sign-on Letter to the Senate HELP Committee. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Disability Rights Network
(n.d.). Sign-on Letter to the Senate HELP Committee. Retrieved n.d., from .
North American Brain Injury Society
(n.d.). Sign-on Letter to the Senate HELP Committee. Retrieved n.d., from .
The Arc
(n.d.). Sign-on Letter to the Senate HELP Committee. Retrieved n.d., from .
United Cerebral Palsy
(n.d.). Sign-on Letter to the Senate HELP Committee. 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$8,250$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$102,500$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$250$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$188,100$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$269,308$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$46,701$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$5,500$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$24,450$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$99,998$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$84,949$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$40,593$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$311,682$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$29,400$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$142,150$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$332,141$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$13,400$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$47,600$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$185,649$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$29,500$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$65,125$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$180,600$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$220,781$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$172,746$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$34,000$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$202,050$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$145,469$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$111,633$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$117,950$0Yes
John CornynRTX$346,778$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$-1,000$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$28,100$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$336,664$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$48,350$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$122,861$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$8,200$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$40,750$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$81,524$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$127,500$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$66,999$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$83,207$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$60,250$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$49,558$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$252,584$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$99,500$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$9,050$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$148,899$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$94,150$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$68,300$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$48,800$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$16,300$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$137,450$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$71,587$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$72,981$0Yes
John KerryDMA$54,700$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$41,100$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$315,770$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$101,408$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$34,050$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$12,650$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$39,550$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$69,350$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$125,400$0Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$53,640$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$26,450$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$153,844$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$20,950$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$58,800$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$257,300$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$69,200$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$47,034$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$88,000$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$60,350$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$85,401$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$98,735$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$76,950$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$54,600$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$92,050$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$91,200$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$141,450$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$97,800$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$48,802$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$13,054$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$33,900$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$111,960$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$18,000$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$156,076$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$78,099$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$247,563$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$83,899$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$20,650$0Yes
John SununuRNH$43,700$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$35,300$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$191,565$0Yes
David VitterRLA$163,166$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$124,300$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$1,250$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$37,936$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$15,050$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$39,125$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$8,250$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$102,500$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$250$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$188,100$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$269,308$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$46,701$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$5,500$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$24,450$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$99,998$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$84,949$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$40,593$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$311,682$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$29,400$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$142,150$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$332,141$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$13,400$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$47,600$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$185,649$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$29,500$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$65,125$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$180,600$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$220,781$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$172,746$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$34,000$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$202,050$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$145,469$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$111,633$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$117,950$0Yes
John CornynRTX$346,778$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$-1,000$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$28,100$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$336,664$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$48,350$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$122,861$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$8,200$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$40,750$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$81,524$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$127,500$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$66,999$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$83,207$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$60,250$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$49,558$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$252,584$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$99,500$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$9,050$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$148,899$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$94,150$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$68,300$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$48,800$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$16,300$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$137,450$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$71,587$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$72,981$0Yes
John KerryDMA$54,700$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$41,100$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$315,770$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$101,408$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$34,050$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$12,650$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$39,550$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$69,350$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$125,400$0Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$53,640$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$26,450$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$153,844$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$20,950$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$58,800$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$257,300$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$69,200$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$47,034$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$88,000$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$60,350$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$85,401$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$98,735$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$76,950$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$54,600$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$92,050$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$91,200$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$141,450$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$97,800$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$48,802$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$13,054$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$33,900$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$111,960$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$18,000$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$156,076$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$78,099$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$247,563$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$83,899$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$20,650$0Yes
John SununuRNH$43,700$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$35,300$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$191,565$0Yes
David VitterRLA$163,166$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$124,300$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$1,250$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$37,936$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$15,050$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$39,125$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Other physician specialists$8,625,629
Health & welfare policy$515,981
Military$230,240
Mental Health Services$71,294
Human Rights$19,800

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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