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S.RES.168: A resolution designating June 2013 as "National Aphasia Awareness Month" and supporting efforts to increase awareness of aphasia.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Tim Johnson, D-S.D.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced June 12, 2013
Latest Major Action June 12, 2013
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Bill Summary

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Designates June 2013 as National Aphasia Awareness Month.

Expresses support for efforts to increase awareness of aphasia (a communication impairment caused by brain damage) and make the voices of people with aphasia heard.

Acknowledges that aphasia deserves more attention and study to find new solutions for people experiencing aphasia and their caregivers.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 12, 2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4432; text as passed Senate: CR S4409-4410)