US SB1009 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on April 3 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-04-03 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Pending: Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Establishes a three-year grant program to detect and prevent the abuse of infants under seven months old. Specifically, health services organizations, including multidisciplinary partnerships, receiving such grants must develop (1) best practices to assist medical professional in identifying, assessing, and responding to potential abuse and (2) strategies to improve communication between child protective services agencies and individuals that report infant abuse. Funding also may be used to address injuries resulting from infant abuse and to raise awareness about infant abuse within the health and child care community.

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Title

Early Detection to Stop Infant Abuse and Prevent Fatalities Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-04-03SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Same As/Similar To

HB2076 (Same As) 2019-04-03 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

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