H.Res.211 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the importance of raising public awareness of prostate cancer, and of regular testing and examinations in the fight against prostate cancer.106th Congress (1999-2000)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Bass, Charles F. [R-NH-2] (Introduced 06/16/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce|
|Latest Action:||06/22/1999 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
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Summary: H.Res.211 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/16/1999)
Declares the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) all American men should take an active role in the fight against prostate cancer by all available means, including regular testing and medical examinations; and (2) the role played by national and community organizations and health care providers in promoting regular examinations and testing, and in providing related information, support, and access to services, should be applauded.
Declares that the Federal Government has a responsibility to: (1) try to raise awareness about the importance of early detection and proper treatment; (2) continue to fund research into the causes of, and improved treatment for, such cancer; and (3) continue to consider ways to improve access to, and the quality of, health care services for detecting and treating it.