Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 23, 2021
Length: 4 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Introduced on Jun 23, 2021
This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 23, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.
2 Cosponsors (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
Jun 23, 2021
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H.Res. 494 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 494. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
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Expressing support for the designation of September 2021 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 complications from sickle cell disease and conditions related to sickle cell disease, H.R. Res. 494, 117th Cong. (2021).
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