Summary: H.R.1539 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/15/2017)

Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2017

This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to revise programs for deaf and hard-of-hearing newborns and infants, including to expand the programs to include young children. The programs are reauthorized through FY2022. Health Resources and Services Administration support for the education and training of personnel and health care providers for such programs is expanded to include education and training of family members.