S. 1130: Scarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act

CBO Score

$7 million

Date of Report

Wed November 27th, 2019

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

116th Congress

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the health of children and help better understand and enhance awareness about unexpected sudden death in early life.

Sponsor: Sen. Robert Casey — D — PA

Establishes grants to states, local agencies, and nonprofit organizations to address sudden unexpected infant and childhood deaths. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) must award grants to eligible applicants to (1) conduct comprehensive death scene investigations, (2) increase the rate of standardized autopsies, and (3) obtain informed consent from families to collect genetic or tissue samples for research into t...

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