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S.RES.85: A resolution designating April 2013 as "National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month".

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Jeff Sessions, R-Ala.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced March 20, 2013
Latest Major Action March 20, 2013
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Designates April 2013 as National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month.

Declares that steps should be taken to: (1) raise awareness of and increase public knowledge about congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH); (2) inform minority populations about CDH; (3) disseminate information on the importance of good neonatal care for CDH patients; (4) promote good prenatal care and the use of ultrasounds to detect CDH in utero; and (5) encourage research on CDH to discover its causes, develop treatments, and find a cure.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 20, 2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2051; text as passed Senate: CR S2036-2037)