H.Res.1131 - Recognizing that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention observes the month of April as National STD Awareness Month and urging the House of Representatives to focus greater attention on activities related to the prevention of STDs and screening and treatment for STDs.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Jones, Stephanie Tubbs [D-OH-11] (Introduced 04/22/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/22/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.1131 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/22/2008)
Expresses support for the goals of National STD Awareness Month by requesting that the federal government, states, localities, and nonprofit organizations observe the month with appropriate programs and activities with the goal of increasing knowledge of the risks of STDs and protecting Americans of all ages.
Recognizes the human toll of the STD epidemic and makes the prevention and cure of STDs a higher public health priority.
Calls on U.S. citizens to learn what screenings are recommended and to seek appropriate care.