H.R.3842: Healthy Start Reauthorization Act of 2017

Author's Summary:  "To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the Healthy Start for Infants Program."

IB Summary:  According to Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio): "This bipartisan legislation reauthorizes the Healthy Start for Infants Program through 2023. Since 1991, Healthy Start has served communities with high rates of infant death, prematurity, and other complications by supporting the efforts of local community health partners to provide early delivery of services to mothers and families."

Status: Introduced on 09/26/2017. Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Links: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/3842/text?r=4