S.Res.85 - A resolution designating April 2013 as "National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month".113th Congress (2013-2014)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Sessions, Jeff [R-AL] (Introduced 03/20/2013)|
|Latest Action:||03/20/2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2051; text as passed Senate: CR S2036-2037) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.85 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (03/20/2013)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Designates April 2013 as National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month.
Declares that steps should be taken to: (1) raise awareness of and increase public knowledge about congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH); (2) inform minority populations about CDH; (3) disseminate information on the importance of good neonatal care for CDH patients; (4) promote good prenatal care and the use of ultrasounds to detect CDH in utero; and (5) encourage research on CDH to discover its causes, develop treatments, and find a cure.