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Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act Signed by President Obama as Part of Omnibus Public Land Bill
Date:3/30/2009

tion, I would like to express our appreciation of Senator Harkin, who for so many years has devoted his career to others. Senator Harkin has been a wonderful friend to the Reeve family and the Reeve Foundation. People living with paralysis all over this country are celebrating today because of his dedication and commitment to the disability community."

Wilderotter added, "In addition to Senator Harkin's efforts, we thank Senators Thad Cochran (R-MS) and Edward Kennedy (D-MA) for initially sponsoring this important health bill. Also, I would like to express our appreciation to Chairman Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) for including the Reeve Act in the Omnibus Public Land Management Act and for his support of the paralysis community. In addition, we express our appreciation to Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) for their resolve to bring this bill before the Senate.

"On January 8, 2009, Congresswomen Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) introduced this Act in the House, along with her colleagues Congressmen Mary Bono Mack (R-CA), Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Gus Bilirakis (R-FL). Their extraordinary leadership and tireless efforts were instrumental in passing this historic legislation."

Wilderotter concluded, "Advancements are made every day in spinal cord injury research, but the Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act will speed progress and make research efforts more efficient."

The Act has three components that support and enhance paralysis research, rehabilitation, and quality of life programs:

  • Paralysis Research - Expands research on paralysis at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This will encourage collaborative research by connecting scientists conducting similar work to further enhance understanding and speed discovery of better treatments and cures.
  • Paralysis Rehabilitation and Care - Builds on research to
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