S.Res. 276 (112th): A resolution expressing support for the goals and ideals of National Infant Mortality Awareness Month of 2011.

Introduced:
Sep 23, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sponsor
Benjamin Cardin
Senator from Maryland
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Sep 23, 2011
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
S.Res. 586 (Related)
A resolution expressing support for the goals and ideals of National Infant Mortality Awareness ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 22, 2012

 
Status

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 23, 2011. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Progress
Introduced Sep 23, 2011
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Sep 23, 2011
 
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Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (1D, 1R) (show)
 
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Library of Congress Summary

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9/23/2011--Passed Senate without amendment.
Expresses support for:
(1) the goals and ideals of National Infant Mortality Awareness Month 2011;
(2) efforts to educate Americans about infant mortality and the factors that contribute to infant mortality; and
(3) efforts to reduce infant deaths, low birth weight, pre-term births, and disparities in perinatal outcomes.
Recognizes the critical importance of including efforts to reduce infant mortality and the factors that contribute to infant mortality as part of prevention and wellness strategies.

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