Friday, February 05, 2010

Update - 4 Cosponsors for Shaken Baby Prevention Act 2010 (S.3003)

A bit of good news from Congress.

Despite all that's been going on (or not) with financial reform and health care, Senator Dodd reintroduced the Shaken Baby Prevention Act of 2010.   So far, it's picked up four sponsors in the Senate.

S.3003 A bill to enhance Federal efforts focused on public awareness
and education about the risks and dangers associated with Shaken Baby Syndrome.
Sponsor: Sen Dodd, Christopher J. [CT] (introduced 2/4/2010

Sen Brown, Sherrod [OH] - 2/22/2010
Sen Johnson, Tim [SD] - 3/8/2010
Sen Cochran, Thad [MS] - 3/8/2010
Sen Bayh, Evan [IN] - 3/16/2010

(As of 3.29.2010)

Latest Major Action: 2/4/2010 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Congresswoman Lowey introduced a counterpart bill in the House (HR.4642).  To date, the House bill awaits its first cosponsor...

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