S.Con.Res.11 - A concurrent resolution recognizing the life and legacy of Henrietta Lacks during Women's History Month.115th Congress (2017-2018)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD] (Introduced 03/22/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/22/2017 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1934) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.11 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/22/2017)
Celebrates, during Women's History Month, the life and legacy of Henrietta Lacks.
Honors Lacks as a hero of modern medicine for contributions to the medical discoveries resulting from her HeLa cells, which helped make possible some of the most important medical advances of the last century.
Recognizes her legacy, which has contributed to developments in bioethics and patient rights.