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S.RES.206: A resolution designating September 2013 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Jeff Sessions, R-Ala.
Total Cosponsors 15 (7 Democrats, 1 Independent, 7 Republicans)
Introduced July 30, 2013
Latest Major Action July 30, 2013
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Bill Summary

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Designates September 2013 as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

Declares that steps should be taken to: (1) raise awareness about prostate cancer screening and treatment; (2) increase research funding to a level commensurate with the burden of prostate cancer; and (3) improve access to, and the quality of, health care services for detecting and treating prostate cancer.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 30, 2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6082; text as passed Senate: CR S6080)