H.Res. 996 (111th): Expressing support for the designation of September as National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.


Dec 19, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 20, 2010

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 20, 2010. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Marcia Fudge

Representative for Ohio's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 20, 2010
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
5/20/2010--Passed House amended.Expresses support for the designation of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.Recognizes the importance of preventing childhood obesity and decreasing its prevalence in the United States. Read more >
Related Bills
S.Res. 412 (Related)
A resolution designating September 2010 as “National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month”.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 26, 2010

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 996” 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.


Dec 19, 2009
Agreed To
May 20, 2010
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.


110 cosponsors (93D, 17R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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