H.Res. 642 (112th): Expressing support for designation of the month of April as Parkinson’s Awareness Month.

Introduced:
Apr 27, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Stevan “Steve” Pearce
Representative for New Mexico's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Apr 27, 2012
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
S.Res. 416 (Related)
A resolution supporting the designation of April as Parkinson’s Awareness Month.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 29, 2012

S.Res. 134 (Related)
A resolution supporting the designation of April as Parkinson’s Awareness Month.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Apr 06, 2011

 
Status

This resolution was introduced on April 27, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 27, 2012
Referred to Committee Apr 27, 2012
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
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House Energy and Commerce

Health

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4/27/2012--Introduced.
Expresses support for: (1) the designation of Parkinson's Awareness Month; and (2) research to find better treatments and, eventually, a cure for Parkinson's disease.
Recognizes those living with Parkinson's who participate in clinical trials.
Commends the dedication of local and regional organizations, volunteers, and millions of people in the United States working to improve the quality of life of persons with Parkinson's and their families.

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