H.Res. 288 (110th): Recognizing that the occurrence of prostate cancer in African-American men has reached epidemic proportions and urging Federal agencies to address that health crisis by designating additional funds for research, education, awareness outreach, and early detection.


Mar 29, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 29, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Gregory Meeks
Representative for New York's 6th congressional district


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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2007
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
3/29/2007--Introduced.Recognizes that prostate cancer has created a health crisis for African American men. Urges federal agencies to designate additional funds for research and education, awareness, and early detection efforts at ...

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Related Bills
H.Res. 346 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 21, 2009

S.Res. 335 (Related)
A resolution recognizing that the occurrence of prostate cancer in African American men has ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 27, 2007

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 288” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 29, 2007


106 cosponsors (105D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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