H.Res.981 - Recognizing March 6, 2008, as the first-ever World Glaucoma Day, established to increase awareness of glaucoma, which is the second leading cause of preventable blindness in the United States and worldwide.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI-2] (Introduced 02/13/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||04/22/2008 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||04/22/2008 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Res.981 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (04/22/2008)
Recognizes the first-ever World Glaucoma Day.
Expresses support for the efforts of the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Eye Institute to continue research on the causes of glaucoma.
Congratulates the American Glaucoma Society for its efforts to expand awareness of the prevalence and economic burden of glaucoma.