|Sponsor||Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie|
|Date||September 15, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)|
|Staff Contact||Jon Hiler|
H.Res. 1522 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, September 15, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) on July 15, 2010.
H.Res. 1522 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
According to the resolution’s findings, it is estimated that 750,000 people in the United States carry a gene mutation that causes a predisposition to breast and ovarian cancer. Raising awareness of hereditary cancer and knowledge of a genetic predisposition can directly lead to preventive strategies that can reduce the chance of dying from cancer.