H.Res. 1485: Expressing support for designation of September 2010 as “National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month”.

H.Res. 1485

Expressing support for designation of September 2010 as “National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month”.

Date
September 28, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1485 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, September 28, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R-TX) on June 29, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1485 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • “Supports the designation of “National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month”;
  • “Declares that steps should be taken—
    • “To raise awareness about the importance of screening methods for, and treatment of, prostate cancer;
    • “To support research so that the screening and treatment of prostate cancer may be improved, and so that the causes of, and a cure for, prostate cancer may be discovered; and
    • “To continue to consider ways for improving access to, and the quality of, health care services for detecting and treating prostate cancer; and
  • “Calls on the people of the United States, interested groups, and affected persons—
    • “To promote awareness of prostate cancer;
    • “To take an active role in the fight to end the devastating effects of prostate cancer on individuals, their families, and the economy; and
    • “To observe National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month with appropriate ceremonies and activities.”