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S.Res. 273: A resolution expressing support for the designation of September 2017 as “Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month” in order to educate communities across the United States about sickle cell disease and the need for research, early detection methods, effective treatments, and preventative care programs with respect to sickle cell disease, complications from sickle cell disease, and conditions related to sickle cell disease.

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 28, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 28, 2017

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 28, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Tim Scott

Junior Senator from South Carolina

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2017
Length: 3 pages

History

Sep 28, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Sep 28, 2017
 
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

S.Res. 273 is a 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.

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