Summary: S.Res.248 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (09/19/2013)

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

Designates September 22, 2013, as National Falls Prevention Awareness Day.

Recognizes that there are cost-effective falls prevention programs and policies.

Commends the Falls Free Coalition and others for their efforts to increase awareness of falls prevention.

Urges the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Administration for Community Living, and others to continue developing, evaluating, and promoting interventions and programs to prevent falls.