S.3521 - Scarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 09/27/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/27/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3521 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/27/2018)
Scarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to sudden unexpected infant death (SUID) and sudden unexplained death in childhood (SUDC).
Among other things, the bill establishes grant programs to:
- promote comprehensive death scene investigations and autopsies relating to SUID and SUDC;
- improve infant and child death review programs; and
- promote education and outreach relating to SUID and SUDC.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must also study the use of genetic analysis and publish specified data regarding SUID and SUDC.