The Senate also passed S. 1440, the Preemie Reauthorization Act, by voice vote. 

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Sen. Lamar AlexanderLamar AlexanderKey Republicans ask Trump to keep on NIH director McConnell tees up medical cures bill Speculation and starting points: accreditation, a new administration and a new Congress MORE (R-Tenn.) introduced the Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers who deliver Infants Early Reauthorization Act, which allows the Health and Human Services Ssecretary coordinate with the National Institutes of Health for research on the causes of preterm labor and delivery, tools to detect, prevent and reduce prevalence of preterm labor and delivery, and the care and treatment of preterm infants.

The Senate and House will be out next week for the Thanksgiving holiday. The Senate will resume work on the Sportsmen’s Act, which would increase access to federal land for hunters and fishermen while also supporting conservation measures, on Monday, Nov. 26.