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H.Res. 625 (114th): Expressing support for the designation of February 28, 2016, as “National Rare Eye Disease Awareness Day”.


The text of the resolution below is as of Feb 25, 2016 (Introduced). The resolution was not adopted.


IV

114th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. RES. 625

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 25, 2016

(for himself, Mr. Sessions, Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, and Mr. LaMalfa) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

RESOLUTION

Expressing support for the designation of February 28, 2016, as National Rare Eye Disease Awareness Day.

That the House of Representatives—

(1)

supports the designation of “National Rare Eye Disease Awareness Day” to raise awareness to the needs of blind individuals; and

(2)

provides awareness for the need of accessible materials for blind students for high school and college, the need to increase funding for research, and promotes access to genetic testing.