Blog - Breaking News: President Obama signed the TBI Reauthorization Bill into law on November 26
President Obama signed the TBI Reauthorization Bill into law on November 26th as per the following link on the White House website: http://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/signed-legislation.
The Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act (S. 2539) reauthorizes programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to track and reduce the incidence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and to provide support programs for TBI patients and their families. This legislation is similar to the House passed H.R. 1098.
“We have had a tremendous amount of success in advancing bipartisan bills to improve the public health this Congress,” said Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA). “This important bill will allow our researchers to continue to strengthen the early diagnoses and treatment of traumatic brain injuries. Millions of Americans live with a disability that is the result of a TBI. This bill will help them and their families.”
More information to follow as it becomes available.