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S. 3657 - Traumatic Brain Injury Program Reauthorization Act of 2018

Introduced: 2018-11-26
Bill Status: Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 697.
 
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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 3657


    To reauthorize the Traumatic Brain Injury program.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 26, 2018

    Mr. Hatch (for himself and Mr. Casey) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


A BILL

    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 data collection and analysis.—The Secretary, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, may implement concussion data collection and analysis to determine the prevalence and incidence of concussion.”; and

(2) in section 394A(b)(42 U.S.C. 280b–3(b)), by striking “$6,564,000 for each of fiscal years 2015 through 2019” and inserting “$11,750,000 for each of fiscal years 2020 through 2024”.

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 2020 through 2024”.

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 2020 through 2024”.


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