Establish Sudden Unexpected Death of a Person With Epilepsy Week

nc-stampHB 690 – SUDEP Awareness Week

Primary Sponsors: Rep. Dennis Riddell (R – Alamance), Rep. Chris Malone (R – Wake), Rep. Chaz Beasley (D – Mecklenburg), Rep. Greg Murphy (R – Pitt)

This bill would create the Shannon Leigh Adcock and Steven Anthony Christos Memorial Act to establish the second week in November as the sudden, unexpected death of a person with epilepsy, “SUDEP” week in North Carolina.

This bill was introduced in the House Health Committee on April 19, 2017. This bill received a favorable report, and will now move to the House floor.

This bill passed the House unanimously on April 20, 2017, and will now move to the Senate.


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