H.Con.Res.134 - Expressing the sense of Congress regarding the need for further study of the neurological disorder dystonia.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] (Introduced 05/21/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||06/02/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.134 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/21/2009)
Urges the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to take a leadership role in the fight against the neurological disorder dystonia.
Calls for: (1) increased funding for basic biomedical research for dystonia and other neurological disorders through NIH; (2) additional research to identify an accurate diagnostic test for dystonia and an epidemiological study to determine the frequency of the disease; (3) improved patient access to safe and effective dystonia therapies; and (4) increased public awareness and professional education regarding dystonia through partnerships between the government and patient advocacy organizations.