S.RES.314: A resolution commemorating and supporting the goals of World AIDS Day.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Christopher A. Coons, D-Del.
Total Cosponsors 2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
Introduced Dec. 10, 2013
Latest Major Action May 14, 2014
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Bill Summary

Supports the goals and ideals of World AIDS Day, including getting to zero through zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination, and zero AIDS-related deaths.

Commends the progress in global AIDS programs supported through the efforts of the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and UNAIDS.

Urges full implementation of the Global Plan Towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections Among Children by 2015 and Keeping Their Mothers Alive, and further expansion of antiretroviral treatment programs.

Calls for greater focus on HIV/AIDS vulnerabilities of women and girls.

Supports efforts to ensure access to programs and human rights protections for those most at risk of HIV/AIDS and hardest to reach.

Encourages additional private-public partnerships to research and develop better and more affordable tools for HIV diagnosis, treatment, and cure.

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(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 14, 2014 Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S3044)
May 14, 2014 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S3043-3044)
Dec. 18, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 272.
Dec. 18, 2013 Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez without amendment and with a preamble. Without written report.
Dec. 18, 2013 Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Dec. 10, 2013 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S8603-8604)