Summary: H.R.6615 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 115-377 (12/21/2018)

Traumatic Brain Injury Program Reauthorization Act of 2018

(Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize for FY2020-FY2024 several programs relating to traumatic brain injuries, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) grant program for state surveillance systems that monitor traumatic brain injuries.

The bill authorizes the CDC to collect and analyze data regarding the national prevalence and incidence of concussions. Additionally, the bill repeals outdated provisions regarding a CDC traumatic brain injury study.