H.R.6402 - Surveillance, Tracking, Observation, and Prevention of Obesity Act of 2012112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8] (Introduced 09/13/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||09/14/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6402 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/13/2012)
Surveillance, Tracking, Observation, and Prevention of Obesity Act of 2012 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to make demonstration project grants for the expansion of state registries on childhood immunization or health to include data on body mass index collected and submitted by health care providers.
Requires the Secretary to study and report on the demonstration projects, including an analysis of their effectiveness.