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Short Titles as Enacted

PREEMIE Act
Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers who deliver Infants Early Act

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

PREEMIE Act
Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers who deliver Infants Early Act

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate

PREEMIE Act
Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers who deliver Infants Early Act

Short Titles as Reported to Senate

PREEMIE Act
Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers who deliver Infants Early Act

Short Titles as Introduced

PREEMIE Act
Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers who deliver Infants Early Act

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Official Titles - Senate

Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to reduce preterm labor and delivery and the risk of pregnancy-related deaths and complications due to pregnancy, and to reduce infant mortality caused by prematurity.


Actions Overview (10)

Date
12/22/2006Became Public Law No: 109-450. (TXT | PDF)
12/22/2006Signed by President.
12/20/2006Presented to President.
12/09/2006Resolving differences -- Senate actions: Senate agreed to House amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR 12/8/2006 S11828-11830; text as Senate agreed to House amendment: CR 12/8/2006 S11828-11829)
12/09/2006Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed without objection.
12/09/2006Committee on Energy and Commerce discharged.
12/09/2006Failed of passage/not agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed by voice vote.(text: CR 12/8/2006 H9246-9248)
08/01/2006Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.(text: CR S8550-8551)
07/31/2006Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Enzi with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 109-298.
04/05/2005Introduced in Senate

All Actions (30)

Date Chamber
12/22/2006Became Public Law No: 109-450. (TXT | PDF)
12/22/2006Signed by President.
12/20/2006SenatePresented to President.
12/09/2006SenateSenate agreed to House amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR 12/8/2006 S11828-11830; text as Senate agreed to House amendment: CR 12/8/2006 S11828-11829)
12/09/2006SenateMessage on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
12/09/2006-3:08amHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12/09/2006-3:08amHouseOn passage Passed without objection.
12/09/2006-3:08amHouseH.Amdt.1222 On agreeing to the Barton (TX) amendment (A001) Agreed to without objection.
12/09/2006-3:07amHouseH.Amdt.1222 Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Barton (TX). (consideration: CR 12/8/2006 H9305-9306; text: CR 12/8/2006 H9305-9306)
12/09/2006-3:07amHouseConsidered by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR 12/8/2006 H9304-9306; text of measure as referred in House: CR 12/8/2006 H9304-9305)
12/09/2006HouseCommittee on Energy and Commerce discharged.
12/09/2006-3:07amHouseMr. Barton (TX) asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
12/09/2006-1:55amHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12/09/2006-1:55amHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed by voice vote. (text: CR 12/8/2006 H9246-9248)
12/09/2006-1:43amHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 707.
12/09/2006-1:43amHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR 12/8/2006 H9246-9250)
12/09/2006-1:43amHouseMr. Barton (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
08/02/2006HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
08/02/2006HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
08/02/2006SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
08/02/2006-11:04amHouseReceived in the House.
08/01/2006SenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S8550-8551)
08/01/2006SenateThe committee substitute as amended agreed to by Unanimous Consent.
08/01/2006SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S8550-8551)
07/31/2006SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 541.
07/31/2006SenateCommittee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Enzi with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 109-298.
06/28/2006SenateCommittee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
11/14/2005SenateSponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S12739)
04/05/2005SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3212-3213)
04/05/2005SenateSponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S3212)

Cosponsors (42)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Dodd, Christopher J. [D-CT]* 04/05/2005
Sen. Bennett, Robert F. [R-UT] 11/15/2005
Sen. Bingaman, Jeff [D-NM] 11/15/2005
Sen. Bond, Christopher S. [R-MO] 11/15/2005
Sen. Clinton, Hillary Rodham [D-NY] 11/15/2005
Sen. Cochran, Thad [R-MS] 11/15/2005
Sen. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC] 11/15/2005
Sen. Hagel, Chuck [R-NE] 11/15/2005
Sen. Landrieu, Mary L. [D-LA] 11/15/2005
Sen. Obama, Barack [D-IL] 11/15/2005
Sen. Inouye, Daniel K. [D-HI] 11/15/2005
Sen. Lieberman, Joseph I. [D-CT] 11/15/2005
Sen. Lugar, Richard G. [R-IN] 11/15/2005
Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] 11/15/2005
Sen. Lautenberg, Frank R. [D-NJ] 11/15/2005
Sen. Lincoln, Blanche L. [D-AR] 11/15/2005
Sen. Talent, Jim [R-MO] 11/15/2005
Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] 12/13/2005
Sen. Bayh, Evan [D-IN] 12/13/2005
Sen. Johnson, Tim [D-SD] 12/13/2005
Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK] 12/13/2005
Sen. Jeffords, James M. [I-VT] 12/21/2005
Sen. Akaka, Daniel K. [D-HI] 01/30/2006
Sen. Mikulski, Barbara A. [D-MD] 01/30/2006
Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL] 01/30/2006
Sen. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA] 02/16/2006
Sen. Hutchison, Kay Bailey [R-TX] 03/13/2006
Sen. Sarbanes, Paul S. [D-MD] 03/13/2006
Sen. Coleman, Norm [R-MN] 03/13/2006
Sen. Dorgan, Byron L. [D-ND] 03/13/2006
Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI] 03/13/2006
Sen. Domenici, Pete V. [R-NM] 03/29/2006
Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ] 03/29/2006
Sen. DeWine, Mike [R-OH] 04/26/2006
Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY] 04/26/2006
Sen. Kennedy, Edward M. [D-MA] 04/27/2006
Sen. Conrad, Kent [D-ND] 05/26/2006
Sen. Pryor, Mark L. [D-AR] 06/08/2006
Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT] 06/23/2006
Sen. Harkin, Tom [D-IA] 07/25/2006
Sen. Snowe, Olympia J. [R-ME] 07/31/2006
Sen. Frist, William H. [R-TN] 08/01/2006

Committees (2)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions04/05/2005 Referred to
06/28/2006 Markup by
07/31/2006 Reported by S. Rept. 109-298
House Energy and Commerce08/02/2006 Referred to
12/09/2006 Discharged from
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health08/02/2006 Referred to

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Latest Summary (5)

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Shown Here:
Public Law No: 109-450 (12/22/2006)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on December 9, 2006. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers who deliver Infants Early Act or the PREEMIE Act - (Sec. 3) Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to: (1) expand and coordinate CDC activities on preterm labor and delivery and infant mortality; (2) conduct ongoing epidemiological studies on the relationship between prematurity, birth defects, and developmental disabilities; and (3) establish systems for the collection of maternal-infant clinical biomedical information to link with the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System.

Requires the Secretary to review existing tools and measures to ensure that such tools and measures include information related to the known risk factors of low birth weight and preterm birth.

(Sec. 4) Allows the Secretary to conduct demonstration projects to improve: (1) the provision of information on prematurity to health professionals and the public; and (2) treatment and outcome for babies born preterm.

(Sec. 5) Requires the Secretary to establish an Interagency Coordinating Council on Prematurity and Low Birthweight.

(Sec. 6) Directs the Secretary, acting through the Surgeon General, to convene a conference on preterm birth.

Authorizes appropriations.

(Sec. 7) Delays (until the earlier of June 30, 2007, or 60 days after enactment of a FY2007 authorization of appropriations to carry out the Head Start Act) the effective date of regulations requiring agencies providing transportation services to ensure that children enrolled in Head Start are transported in school buses or allowable alternate vehicles that: (1) are equipped for use of height- and weight-appropriate child restraint systems; and (2) have reverse beepers.