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Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish traumatic brain injury centers.

Actions Overview (1)

05/03/2007Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

05/08/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4561)
Action By: House of Representatives
05/03/2007Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/03/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
05/03/2007Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 05/10/2007

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs05/03/2007 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health05/03/2007 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/03/2007)

Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to: (1) establish and operate centers for traumatic brain injury (TBI) research, education, and clinical activities; (2) ensure the geographic distribution of such centers; and (3) designate no more than five centers.

Requires the: (1) official within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) responsible for TBI care to establish a peer review panel to assess the scientific and clinical merit of proposals submitted for the designation of such centers; and (2) Under Secretary of Health to ensure the dissemination throughout the VHA of information produced through the research, education, and clinical activities of the centers.