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S.RES.57: A resolution designating February 28, 2013, as "Rare Disease Day".

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 4 (3 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Feb. 26, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 26, 2013
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Bill Summary

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Designates February 28, 2013, as Rare Disease Day. Expresses support for a national and global commitment to improving access to, and developing new treatments, diagnostics, and cures for, rare diseases and disorders.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 26, 2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S879-880; text as passed Senate: CR S878-879)