|Sponsor||Rep. Simpson, Michael K.|
|Committee||Energy and Commerce|
|Date||May 12, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)|
|Staff Contact||Ja'Ron Smith|
H.Res. 204 is being considered under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Mike Simpson (R-ID) on March 3, 2009.
H.Res. 204 would resolve that Congress:
According to the resolution's findings, access to good oral health care is a vital element of overall health. The American Dental Association works to improve access to oral health care services that are essential to help ensure the health of the American public. The Association supports community prevention initiatives and promotion of good oral hygiene, and continually works to improve dental technologies and therapies through research and adherence to sound scientific principles.