Senate Bill 652
115th Congress(2017-2018)
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2017
Became Law
Became Law
Became Public Law 115-71 on Oct 18, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 15, 2017
Latest Action
Oct 18, 2017
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
652
Congress
115
Policy Area
Health
Health
Primary focus of measure is science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease; health services administration and funding, including such programs as Medicare and Medicaid; health personnel and medical education; drug use and safety; health care coverage and insurance; health facilities. Measures concerning controlled substances and drug trafficking may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Passed
September 6, 2017
Type
Unanimous Consent
Unanimous Consent
A senator may request unanimous consent on the floor to set aside a specified rule of procedure so as to expedite proceedings. If no Senator objects, the Senate permits the action, but if any one senator objects, the request is rejected. Unanimous consent requests with only immediate effects are routinely granted, but ones affecting the floor schedule, the conditions of considering a bill or other business, or the rights of other senators, are normally not offered, or a floor leader will object to it, until all senators concerned have had an opportunity to inform the leaders that they find it acceptable.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S5017-5018; text: CR S5017-5018)
Summary

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.

Text (5)
September 7, 2017
September 6, 2017
March 15, 2017
Actions (19)
10/18/2017
Became Public Law No: 115-71.
10/18/2017
Signed by President.
10/06/2017
Presented to President.
10/03/2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10/03/2017
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7694-7696)
10/03/2017
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H7694-7696)
10/03/2017
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 652.
10/03/2017
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7694-7698)
10/03/2017
Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
09/07/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
09/07/2017
Received in the House.
09/07/2017
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
09/06/2017
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5017-5018; text: CR S5017-5018)
09/06/2017
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S5017-5018; text: CR S5017-5018)
05/01/2017
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 44.
05/01/2017
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Alexander with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
04/26/2017
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
03/15/2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
03/15/2017
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Mar 16, 2017 5:28:17 AM
Updated
Dec 8, 2020 1:35:32 PM