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H.R. 6615 - Traumatic Brain Injury Program Reauthorization Act of 2018
Introduced: 2018-12-11
Bill Status: Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 730.
 
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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6615


AN ACT

    To reauthorize the Traumatic Brain Injury program.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Traumatic Brain Injury Program Reauthorization Act of 2018”.

SEC. 2. Prevention and control of injuries.

Part J of title III of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 280b et seq.) is amended—

(1) in section 393C (42 U.S.C. 280b–1d) by adding at the end the following:

“(c) National concussion surveillance system.—The Secretary, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, may implement a national concussion surveillance system to determine the prevalence and incidence of concussion.”; and

(2) in section 394A (42 U.S.C. 280b–3)—

(A) in subsection (b)—

(i) by striking “393B and 393C” and inserting “393B, 393C(a), and 393C(b)”; and

(ii) by striking “$6,564,000 for each of fiscal years 2015 through 2019” and inserting “$6,750,000 for each of fiscal years 2019 through 2023”; and

(B) by adding at the end the following:

“(c) National concussion surveillance system.—To carry out section 393C(c), there are authorized to be appropriated $5,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2019 through 2023.”.

SEC. 3. State grants for projects regarding traumatic brain injury.

Section 1252 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300d–52) is amended—

(1) in subsection (a), by inserting “, acting through the Administrator for the Administration for Community Living,” after “The Secretary”;

(2) by striking subsection (e);

(3) by redesignating subsections (f) through (j) as subsections (e) through (i), respectively; and

(4) in subsection (i), as so redesignated, by striking “$5,500,000 for each of the fiscal years 2015 through 2019” and inserting “$7,321,000 for each of fiscal years 2019 through 2023”.

SEC. 4. State grants for protection and advocacy services.

Section 1253 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300d–53) is amended—

(1) in subsection (a), by inserting “, acting through the Administrator for the Administration for Community Living,” after “The Secretary”; and

(2) in subsection (l), by striking “$3,100,000 for each of the fiscal years 2015 through 2019” and inserting “$4,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2019 through 2023”.

Passed the House of Representatives December 11, 2018.

Attest:





Clerk.  


115th CONGRESS
     2d Session
H. R. 6615

AN ACT
    To reauthorize the Traumatic Brain Injury program.

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