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114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. RES. 416


Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives recognizing community water fluoridation as one of the great public health initiatives on its 70th anniversary.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 10, 2015

Mr. Simpson (for himself, Mr. Cole, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Gosar, Ms. Speier, Mr. Babin, Mr. Burgess, and Mr. Harper) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


RESOLUTION

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives recognizing community water fluoridation as one of the great public health initiatives on its 70th anniversary.

    Whereas fluoridation of community water supplies is the single most effective public health measure to prevent tooth decay;

    Whereas the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has proclaimed community water fluoridation as one of ten great public health achievements of the 20th century; and

    Whereas studies prove water fluoridation continues to be effective in reducing dental decay by at least 25 percent in children and adults, even in the of era widespread availability of fluoride from other sources, such as fluoride toothpaste: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the House of Representatives recognizes community water fluoridation as a vitally important public health initiative on its 70th anniversary.


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