S.Res. 191 (111th): A resolution 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 funds for education, awareness outreach, and research specifically focused on how prostate cancer affects African-American men.

Introduced:

Jun 18, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 18, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Kerry

Senator from Massachusetts

Democrat

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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2009
Length: 3 pages

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Jun 18, 2009
 
Introduced

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Related Bills
H.Res. 346 (Related)
Recognizing that the occurrence of prostate cancer in African-American men has reached epidemic proportions ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 21, 2009

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