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senate Bill S. 521

Wounded Warrior Research Enhancement Act

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      senate Committees
      Committee on Armed Services
    IntroducedMarch 11th, 2013

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Title

Wounded Warrior Research Enhancement Act

Official Title

A bill to require the Secretary of Defense to award grants to fund research on orthotics and prosthetics.

Summary

Wounded Warrior Research Enhancement Act - Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to award grants to carry out research for the advancement of orthotic and prosthetic clinical care for members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and civilians who have undergone amputation, traumatic brain injury, and other serious physical injury as a result of combat or military experience. Includes under such research the prevention of amputations, orthotic and prosthetic intervention, and orthotics and prosthetic materials and technology research.

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