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      Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
    IntroducedMay 22nd, 2013

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Official Title

A bill to improve, coordinate, and enhance rehabilitation research at the National Institutes of Health.

Summary

Amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to: (1) establish a working group made up of representatives from various Institutes and Centers within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to update and streamline NIH rehabilitation research priorities, and (2) enter into interagency agreements relating to the coordination of rehabilitation research conducted by agencies outside of HHS. Requires the Secretary to report to Congress on the feasibility of implementing the changes proposed in the Blue Ribbon Panel Recommendations on Rehabilitation Research.