H.Con.Res. 388 (107th): Expressing the sense of the Congress that there should be established a National Minority Health and Health Disparities Month, and for other purposes.

Introduced:
Apr 25, 2002 (107th Congress, 2001–2002)
Status:
Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Sponsor
Donna Christensen
Delegate for Virgin Islands At Large
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Oct 03, 2002
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
S.Con.Res. 139 (Related)
A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that there should be established a ...

Passed Senate
Last Action: Oct 03, 2002

 
Status

This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on October 3, 2002. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.

Progress
Introduced Apr 25, 2002
Referred to Committee Apr 25, 2002
Passed House Apr 30, 2002
Passed Senate Oct 03, 2002
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
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House Energy and Commerce

Senate Judiciary

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Notes

H.Con.Res. stands for House concurrent resolution.

A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the president and does not carry the force of law.

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4/30/2002--Passed House without amendment.
Declares the sense of the Congress that:
(1) a National Minority Health and Health Disparities Month should be established to promote educational efforts on the health problems currently facing minorities and other health disparity populations;
(2) the Secretary of Health and Human services should present public service announcements on health promotion and disease prevention among minorities and other health disparity populations in the United States, and educate the public and health care professionals about health disparities;
(3) the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality should continue to collect and report data on health care access and utilization on patients by race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and, where possible, primary language to monitor the Nation's progress toward the elimination of health care disparities; and
(4) the information gained should be disseminated to all health care professionals so that they may better communicate with all patients, regardless of race or ethnicity, without bias or prejudice.

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