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S.RES.533: A resolution designating September 2014 as "National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month".

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Sponsor Marco Rubio, R-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced July 31, 2014
Latest Major Action July 31, 2014
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Bill Summary

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Designates September 2014 as National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month.

Expresses support for: (1) research to find better treatments, more effective therapies, and a cure for paralysis; and (2) clinical trials for new therapies for people living with paralysis.

Commends the dedication of organizations, researchers, doctors and people across the United States that are working to improve the quality of life of people living with paralysis and their families.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 31, 2014 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR 8/1/2014 S5315; text as passed Senate: CR S5235)