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President Obama signs the Sudden Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act into law

December 23, 2014

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President Barak Obama signed “The Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act” into law December 18th. The bill requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to continue and report on activities related to stillbirth, sudden unexpected infant death, and sudden unexplained death in childhood, including collaborating with states and experts to improve […]

HR 669 – The Sudden Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act heads to the President to become law (hopefully)

December 12, 2014

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One of the federal bills bereaved parents have been supporting for years is on President Obama’s desk. The bill passed the U.S. Senate on December 9th and┬ápassed the House in September. President Obama┬ásponsored similar legislation when he was a U.S. Senator so outcome looking good. This bill begins the formal process to creating a set […]