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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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 >


Dec 19, 2009

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May 20, 2010
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 20, 2010
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 996”). 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.


110 cosponsors (93D, 17R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
S.Res. 412 (Related)
A resolution designating September 2010 as “National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month”.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 26, 2010

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