U.S. Congress, Senate, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. 2009. Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2007: Report. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office,
Annotation: This document from the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, reports on the hearing and deliberations of Senate Bill S.1858, the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2007, 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. Contents include the purpose and need for the legislation, a summary, a history of the legislation and votes in the Committee, explanations of the bill and Committee views, provides a cost estimate, reviews the application of law to the Legislative Branch, provides a regulatory impact statement and a section-by-section analysis, and changes in existing law. Related information on the bill's summary and status and full-text are also provided on the Web site.
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Keywords: Congressional committees, Costs, Federal legislation, Neonatal screening, Newborn infants