H.Con.Res.179 - Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding bone marrow failure diseases.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH-13] (Introduced 06/16/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||07/01/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.179 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/16/2005)
Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) individuals diagnosed with bone marrow failure diseases and their families should have access to a variety of treatment and counseling options; and (2) such families should be linked to support networks and counseling information serviced provided by nonprofit organizations like the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation.
Calls for the federal government to: (1) raise awareness about the importance of early detection of and proper treatment for such diseases; (2) provide adequate funding for research on such diseases; (3) engage in such public health initiatives as surveillance, education, and awareness of such diseases; and (4) continue to consider ways to improve health care services for such diseases.