S.Res. 553 (112th): A resolution designating September 22, 2012, as “National Falls Prevention Awareness Day” to raise awareness and encourage the prevention of falls among older adults.


Sep 12, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 12, 2012

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 12, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Herbert “Herb” Kohl

Senator from Wisconsin



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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2012
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
9/12/2012--Passed Senate without amendment.Designates September 22, 2012, as National Falls Prevention Awareness Day.Commends the Falls Free Coalition Advocacy Work Group and other falls prevention coalitions for their efforts to increase ... Read more >
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Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 26, 2011

What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 553” 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.


Sep 12, 2012
Agreed To
Sep 12, 2012
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.


6 cosponsors (3D, 2R, 1I) (show)

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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