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H.R. 2679: PREEMIE Reauthorization Act

Summary: To reduce preterm labor and delivery and the risk of pregnancy-related deaths and complications due to pregnancy, and to reduce infant mortality caused by prematurity. (More Info)

H.R. 2679 was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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POPVOX Nation:
57% Support
43% Oppose
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Endorsing Organizations

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation 458,138 Facebook fans 37,313 Twitter followers

History

On July 28, 2011, the PREEMIE Reauthorization Act (S. 1440) was introduced in the 112th Congress and referred to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. A companion bill (H.R. 2679) was introduced in the House and referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

The PREEMIE Reauthorization Act represents a renewed commitment to our nation’s efforts to reduce premature birth, which is the leading killer of newborns. If enacted, the bill will authorize enhanced research, education and intervention activities aimed at improving pregnancy outcomes.

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Authorizes biomedical, clinical and transdisciplinary ...

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American Association of Birth Centers 1,223 Twitter followers

Supports.

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Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

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