H.R.1098 - Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
Summary: H.R.1098 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)
Introduced in House (03/12/2013)
Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize appropriations for FY2014-FY2018 for: (1) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) projects to reduce the incidence of traumatic brain injury, and (2) traumatic brain injury surveillance systems or registries.
Reauthorizes through FY2018 programs of grants to: (1) states and American Indian consortia for projects to improve access to rehabilitation and other services regarding traumatic brain injury, and (2) protection and advocacy systems for the purpose of enabling such systems to provide services to individuals with traumatic brain injury. Removes the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration as agent for the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) in administering these programs. Vests responsibility for administering the programs solely in the Secretary.
Reauthorizes through FY2018 the comprehensive program of research on trauma carried out by the Secretary, acting through the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).