New Cosponsor — Jul 17, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR3]
The resolution now has 2 cosponsors (2 Democrats).
May 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced on May 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 26, 2011
Length: 3 pages
5/26/2011--Introduced.Expresses support for: (1) the designation of National Aphasia Awareness Month; and (2) efforts to increase awareness of aphasia and to make the voices of people with aphasia heard. Read more >
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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 285”). 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 25, 2012
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 5, 2012
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