H.Res.896 - Recognizing the need to pursue research into the causes, a treatment, and an eventual cure for primary lateral sclerosis, supporting the goals and ideals of Primary Lateral Sclerosis Awareness Month, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Baca, Joe [D-CA-43] (Introduced 12/19/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||07/30/2008 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.896 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (07/30/2008)
Recognizes the need to continue research into the causes, treatment, and a cure for primary lateral sclerosis.
Commends: (1) hospitals, community clinics, educational institutes, and other organizations that are working to increase awareness of, and conducting research for methods to help patients suffering from, the disorder; and (2) the Spastic Paraplegia Foundation for its efforts to educate, support, and provide hope for individuals who suffer from the disorder, while funding research to help find a cure.
Expresses support for the designation of a Primary Lateral Sclerosis Awareness Month.