S.RES.426: A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of World Malaria Day.

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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 12 (6 Democrats, 6 Republicans)
Introduced April 29, 2014
Latest Major Action May 20, 2014
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Bill Summary

Supports the ideals of World Malaria Day, including the World Health Assembly's target to reduce malaria incidence rates by more than 75% by 2015.

Recognizes the importance of reducing malaria to improve child and maternal health, especially in sub-Saharan Africa.

Commends the progress made toward reducing global malaria prevalence and deaths, particularly through the efforts of the President's Malaria Initiative and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.

Supports public-private partnerships to develop more effective and affordable tools for malaria diagnosis, treatment, and vaccination.

Recognizes the goals to combat malaria in the Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008.

Supports continued U.S. leadership in bilateral, multilateral, and private sector efforts to combat malaria and to work with developing countries to create long-term...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 20, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 382.
May 20, 2014 Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez with an amendment and with an amended preamble. Without written report.
May 20, 2014 Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
April 29, 2014 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2473-2474)