H.RES.1073: Recognizing that the occurrence of prostate cancer in African American men has reached epidemic proportions and urging Federal agencies to address that health crisis by designating funds for education, awareness outreach, and research specifically focused

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced Sept. 29, 2006
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 2, 2006

Bill Summary

Recognizes that prostate cancer has created a health crisis for African American men. Declares the critical importance of the designation of increased funding for: (1) research to address and attempt to end the health crisis; and (2) efforts relating to education, awareness, and early detection at the grassroots levels to end the health crisis.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Sept. 29, 2006

Introduced in the House by Gregory W. Meeks (D-N.Y.)

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