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.

Introduced:
Mar 29, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Gregory Meeks
Representative for New York's 6th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Mar 29, 2007
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
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Status

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

Progress
Introduced Mar 29, 2007
Referred to Committee Mar 29, 2007
 
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Cosponsors
106 cosponsors (105D, 1R) (show)
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House Energy and Commerce

Health

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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 the grassroots levels to end such crisis.

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