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Senators Consider Newborn Infant Screening Bill

September 26, 2013

Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) presides over a hearing on the reauthorization of the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act, a bill providing medical screening for newborn infants. The bipartisan bill, introduced by Sen. Hagan and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), would provide grants to states for improving follow-up care for infants with detected conditions and other services. More information can be found on the C-SPAN website, linked here.