H.Res.57 - Recognizing the persistently high rates of drowning fatalities among children.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-13] (Introduced 01/13/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||09/14/2009 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.|
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Summary: H.Res.57 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.