S.Con.Res.83 - A concurrent resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Better Hearing and Speech Month.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Clinton, Hillary Rodham [D-NY] (Introduced 05/21/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/21/2008 Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S4627) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.83 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/21/2008)
Expresses support for: (1) the goals and ideals of National Better Hearing and Speech Month; and (2) the efforts of speech and hearing professionals to improve the speech and hearing development of children.
Urges increased coordination of community-based, comprehensive care for members of the Armed Forces, veterans, athletes, and accident victims who have experienced hearing and speech deficiencies as a result of traumatic brain injury.
Encourages the people of the United States to have their hearing checked regularly and to avoid environmental noise that can lead to hearing loss.
Commends the 46 states that have implemented routine hearing screenings for every newborn.