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H.RES.493: Expressing support for the designation of February 28, 2014, as "Rare Disease Day".

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor André Carson, D-Ind.
Total Cosponsors 5 (3 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 27, 2014
Latest Major Action Feb. 28, 2014
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Bill Summary

Expresses support for: (1) the designation of Rare Disease Day; and (2) a national and global commitment to improving access to, and developing new treatments, diagnostics, and cures for, rare diseases and disorders.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 28, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 27, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.