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S.RES.248: A resolution designating September 22, 2013, as "National Falls Prevention Awareness Day" to raise awareness and encourage the prevention of falls among older adults.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||health|
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|Sponsor||Bill Nelson, D-Fla.|
|Total Cosponsors||8 (5 Democrats, 2 Independents, 1 Republican)|
|Introduced||Sept. 19, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Sept. 19, 2013|
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(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Designates September 22, 2013, as National Falls Prevention Awareness Day.
Recognizes that there are cost-effective falls prevention programs and policies.
Commends the Falls Free Coalition and others for their efforts to increase awareness of falls prevention.
Urges the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Administration for Community Living, and others to continue developing, evaluating, and promoting interventions and programs to prevent falls.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Sept. 19, 2013||Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6672; text as passed Senate: CR S6663-6664)|