H.Res. 144 (113th): Expressing support for designation of April 2013 as “National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month”.


Apr 9, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 9, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Martha Roby

Representative for Alabama's 2nd congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

4/9/2013--Introduced.Express support for the designation of National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month.Declares that steps should be taken to: (1) raise awareness of and increase public knowledge about congenital diaphragmatic hernia ... Read more >

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Apr 9, 2013

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 144”). 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.


5 cosponsors (3R, 2D) (show)
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Related Bills
S.Res. 414 (Related)
A resolution designating April 2014 as “National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month”.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Apr 7, 2014

S.Res. 85 (Related)
A resolution designating April 2013 as “National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month”.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 20, 2013

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