S.Res. 521 (112th): A resolution designating September 2012 as “National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month”.

Jul 16, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Marco Rubio
Junior Senator from Florida
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Jul 16, 2012
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Related Bills
S.Res. 236 (Related)
A resolution designating September 2011 as National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 21, 2011


This simple resolution was agreed to on July 16, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Introduced Jul 16, 2012
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Jul 16, 2012

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7/16/2012--Passed Senate without amendment.
Designates September 2012 as National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month.
Expresses support for: (1) research to find better treatments, therapies, and a cure for paralysis; and (2) clinical trials for new therapies for those living with paralysis.
Commends the dedication of organizations, researchers, doctors and people across the United States that are working to improve the quality of life of people living with paralysis and their families.

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