PREEMIE Act Reauthorization Bill Introduced In Senate, House

The 2006 PREEMIE Act, abbreviated from the Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers who Deliver Infants Early Act, developed a public-private agenda aimed at reducing preterm labor and delivery.

On July 28, 2011 Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Representatives Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Leonard Lance (R-NJ) today introduced the PREEMIE Reauthorization Act, which will expand research, education and intervention activities related to preterm birth and infant mortality.

Text extracted from March of Dimes.

See the bill in its entirety here.