Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed Senate without amendment (09/22/2008)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Designates September 22, 2008, as National Falls Prevention Awareness Day.

Commends the National Falls Free Coalition and all other organizations for their efforts to promote awareness about preventing and reducing falls among older people in the United States.

Encourages public and private entities to work together to increase education and awareness about the prevention of falls.