H.Res. 262 (112th): Supporting efforts to raise awareness, improve education, and encourage research and treatment of the psychosocial needs of children, adolescents, and young adults diagnosed with a childhood cancer and their families.


May 10, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Chris Van Hollen Jr.

Representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 10, 2011
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

5/10/2011--Introduced.Expresses support for efforts that raise awareness about all childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancers.Encourages: (1) the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Institute of Mental Health, and the ... Read more >

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May 10, 2011

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 262”). 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.


22 cosponsors (17D, 5R) (show)
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