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H.CON.RES.80: Expressing support for designation of January 2014 as "National Blood Donor Month".

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Mike Quigley, D-Ill.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 29, 2014
Latest Major Action Feb. 7, 2014
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Bill Summary

Supports the designation of National Blood Donor Month.

Acknowledges the important role of volunteer blood donors in protecting the health and emergency preparedness security of the United States.

Recognizes the need to promote a safe, stable blood supply and to increase volunteer participation of blood donors.

Endorses efforts to update blood donation policies in a safe and scientifically sound manner.

Recognizes the roles of America's Blood Centers, AABB, and the American Red Cross in ensuring the safety of the blood supply and delivering lifesaving blood and blood products to health providers and patients.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 7, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Jan. 29, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.