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Passed House amended (09/14/2009)

Declares the importance of access to swimming lessons for all U.S. communities as an integral part of drowning prevention. Condemns the persistently high rates of drowning fatalities among children, particularly among minority children.

Celebrates the passage of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act and the work of initiatives to educate parents and caregivers on water safety and drowning prevention.

Encourages funding to support initiatives that provide all children access to swimming education.