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S.RES.162: A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate with respect to childhood stroke and recognizing May 2013 as "National Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month".

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.
Total Cosponsors 2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
Introduced June 4, 2013
Latest Major Action June 4, 2013
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Bill Summary

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Recognizes May 2013 as National Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month.

Urges: (1) the people of the United States to support the efforts, programs, services, and organizations that work to enhance public awareness of pediatric stroke; and (2) continued coordination and cooperation between the federal government, state and local governments, researchers, families, and the public to improve treatments and prognoses for children who suffer strokes.

Expresses support for the work of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in pursuit of medical progress on pediatric stroke.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 4, 2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3963; text as passed Senate: CR S3961)