All Information (Except Text) for S.2641 - Aidan's Law114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY] (Introduced 03/03/2016)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/03/2016 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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|03/03/2016||Introduced in Senate|
03/03/2016 Introduced in Senate
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|03/03/2016||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|
Action By: Senate
03/03/2016 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
|Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO]||05/18/2016|
|Sen. Mikulski, Barbara A. [D-MD]||05/18/2016|
|Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY]||05/26/2016|
|Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]||06/28/2016|
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|Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions||03/03/2016||Referred to|
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Introduced in Senate (03/03/2016)
This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require hospitals, child care centers, clinics, and similar institutions caring for infants who are 28 days or less of age to administer to such infants a test for adrenoleukodystrophy, a progressive genetic disease that can cause behavioral changes, seizures, and other neurological symptoms.To be eligible for funds under the Heritable Disorders Program, a state must establish adrenoleukodystrophy testing standards and procedures. These standards and procedures are subject to review and approval by the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children. The committee must establish standards and procedures for states without approved standards and procedures.