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Passed Senate without amendment (11/30/2012)

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

Commemorates the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth on December 1, 1812. Commends the dedicated service of the Sisters who provided nursing care during the Civil War, World War I, and epidemics of yellow fever, cholera, and smallpox in the South. Recognizes the service of the Sisters in providing health care through the establishment of hospitals. Lauds the role that the Sisters continue to play in providing education, health care, and nursing home care in response to the needs of economically and socially disadvantaged individuals, families, and communities.