S.Res. 529 (112th): A resolution recognizing that the occurrence of prostate cancer in African-American men has reached epidemic proportions and urging Federal agencies to address that health crisis by supporting education, awareness outreach, and research specifically focused on how prostate cancer affects African-American men.

Introduced:

Jul 26, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 26, 2012

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 26, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

John Kerry

Senator from Massachusetts

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2012
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
7/26/2012--Passed Senate without amendment.Recognizes: (1) that prostate cancer has created a health crisis for African-American men; and (2) the importance of health coverage and access to care, as well as ... Read more >
Related Bills
H.Res. 753 (identical)

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What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 529” means this is a Senate 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.

History

Introduced
Jul 26, 2012
Agreed To
Jul 26, 2012
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Details

Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (show)
Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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