H.Res. 796 (112th): Supporting efforts to raise awareness of, improve education on, and encourage research on inflammatory breast cancer.


Sep 20, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carolyn McCarthy
Representative for New York's 4th congressional district


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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2012
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
9/20/2012--Introduced.Declares that the federal government has a responsibility to: (1) raise awareness and improve education about inflammatory breast cancer, (2) encourage the American Medical Association to take steps to increase ...

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What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 796” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. 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 resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 20, 2012


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