H.Res. 1039: Supporting the goals and ideals of American Heart Month and National Wear Red Day

H.Res. 1039

Supporting the goals and ideals of American Heart Month and National Wear Red Day

Sponsor
Rep. Chris Lee

Date
February 22, 2010 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1039 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Monday, February 22, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Christopher J. Lee (R-NY) on January 26, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1039 would "resolve that the House of Representatives supports the goals and ideals of American Heart Month and National Wear Red Day."

Background

According to the resolution's findings, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association, and many other organizations celebrate "National Wear Red Day" during February by "going red" to increase awareness about heart disease as the leading killer of women.