H.Res. 346 (111th): 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.


Apr 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Gregory Meeks

Representative for New York's 6th congressional district



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4/21/2009--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 ... Read more >

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Apr 21, 2009

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 346”). 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.


42 cosponsors (41D, 1R) (show)
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Related Bills
H.Res. 288 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 29, 2007

H.Res. 313 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 16, 2011

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