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H.R.2600 - National Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan Act of 2011
To provide for implementation of the National Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan.
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Mr. LANCE (for himself, Mr. SESSIONS, Mr. MORAN, Mr. MCGOVERN, Ms. RICHARDSON, Ms. BALDWIN, Mr. MCKINLEY, Mr. JACKSON of Illinois, Mr. HARPER, Mr. BURGESS, Mr. TIBERI, Mr. GRIJALVA, Mr. CARSON of Indiana, Mr. GRIMM, Mrs. MALONEY, Mr. KING of New York, Mr. KISSELL, Mrs. BLACKBURN, Mr. BONNER, Mr. CONNOLLY of Virginia, Ms. FUDGE, Mrs. CAPITO, Mr. BARROW, Mr. GALLEGLY, Mr. MILLER of North Carolina, Mr. BLUMENAUER, Mr. PAYNE, Mr. RUSH, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Mrs. MCMORRIS RODGERS, Ms. JACKSON LEE of Texas, Mr. KILDEE, Mr. SIRES, Ms. NORTON, Mr. PENCE, Mr. RYAN of Ohio, Mr. SCHIFF, Mr. BRADY of Pennsylvania, Mr. DOYLE, Mr. RANGEL, Mr. BURTON of Indiana, Mr. LARSON of Connecticut, Mr. MEEHAN, Mr. YARMUTH, Mr. MCKEON, Mr. RUNYAN, Mr. ROSS of Arkansas, Ms. BROWN of Florida, and Mr. HIMES) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and CommerceCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
SEC. 2. NATIONAL PEDIATRIC ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY PLAN.
(a) In General- For each of fiscal years 2012 through 2018, the Secretary shall make a payment to the State Lead Center in each State for implementation of the National Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(2) if the amounts available to carry out this section for a fiscal year are insufficient to pay the full amounts that all State Lead Centers are eligible to receive under the National Pediatric Acquired Brain Plan, shall ratably reduce the allocations to the State Lead Centers.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(c) Assurances- As a condition on receipt of a payment under this section, a State Lead Center shall provide such assurances as the Secretary may require to ensure that the payment is used to implement the National Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(1) an evaluation of all federally funded pediatric acquired brain injury research, clinical care, and institutional, home-based, and community-based programs (including an evaluation of the outcomes of such programs); andCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(1) The term ‘National Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan’ means the National Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan, as developed by the International Advisory Board of the Sarah Jane Brain Foundation prior to the date of the enactment of this Act and including any revisions or updates to such Plan by the Secretary subsequent to such date of enactment.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(i) trauma (such as a motor or non-motor vehicle crash, child abuse or abusive head trauma (commonly referred to as ‘shaken baby syndrome’), a sport-related concussion, a fall, a gun shot wound, a blast injury from war, or being struck by an object); orCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(1) IN GENERAL- Out of the discretionary funds available to the Secretary for each of fiscal years 2012 through 2018, the following amounts shall be for carrying out this section--CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(2) RELATION TO OTHER FUNDS- The amount of discretionary funds allocated to carry out this section under paragraph (1) shall be in addition to, not in lieu of, the amount of discretionary funds that would otherwise be used by the Secretary for brain injury-specific programs and activities.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink