H.Res. 285 (112th): Expressing support for designation of June 2011 as “National Aphasia Awareness Month” and supporting efforts to increase awareness of aphasia.


May 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Ed” Markey

Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 26, 2011
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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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May 26, 2011

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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.


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S.Res. 503 (Related)
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Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 25, 2012

H.Res. 674 (Related)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 5, 2012

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