S.Res. 542 (110th): A resolution designating April 2008 as “National STD Awareness Month”.


Apr 30, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 30, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Hillary Clinton
Senator from New York


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Last Updated: Apr 30, 2008
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
4/30/2008--Introduced.Designates April 2008 as National STD Awareness Month. Recognizes the human toll of the STD (sexually transmitted disease) epidemic. Makes the prevention and cure of STDs a higher public health ...

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Related Bills
H.Res. 1131 (Related)
Recognizing that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention observes the month of April ...

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Last Action: Apr 22, 2008

What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 542” means this is a Senate 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.


Apr 30, 2008


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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