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S.RES.270: A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of World Polio Day and commending the international community and others for their efforts to prevent and eradicate polio.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Mark Steven Kirk, R-Ill.
Total Cosponsors 15 (7 Democrats, 8 Republicans)
Introduced Oct. 16, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 6, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Supports the goals of World Polio Day.

Commends the international community and others for their efforts in vaccinating children around the world against polio.

Condemns terrorist and militant groups that murder health care workers who are striving to save the lives of children around the world, and urges governments to strengthen the protection of such workers.

Encourages continued funding by the United States and international donors to the global effort to rid the world of polio.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 6, 2014 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S833-834; text as passed Senate: CR S833-834)
Feb. 4, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 302.
Feb. 4, 2014 Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez without amendment and with a preamble. Without written report.
Feb. 4, 2014 Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Oct. 16, 2013 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S7537-7538)