Senate Simple Resolution 45
115th Congress(2017-2018)
A resolution designating February 2017 as "American Heart Month" and February 3, 2017, as "National Wear Red Day".
Active
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Passed Senate on Feb 10, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
Feb 3, 2017
Latest Action
Feb 10, 2017
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Simple Resolution
Simple Resolution
A form of legislative measure introduced and potentially acted upon by only one congressional chamber and used for the regulation of business only within the chamber of origin. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.Res. or S.Res. Joint resolutions and concurrent resolutions are other types of resolutions.
Bill Number
45
Congress
115
Policy Area
Health
Health
Primary focus of measure is science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease; health services administration and funding, including such programs as Medicare and Medicaid; health personnel and medical education; drug use and safety; health care coverage and insurance; health facilities. Measures concerning controlled substances and drug trafficking may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Hawaii
Minnesota
Illinois
Massachusetts
Nebraska
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
North Dakota
Washington
Washington
Wisconsin
Passed
February 10, 2017
Type
Unanimous Consent
Unanimous Consent
A senator may request unanimous consent on the floor to set aside a specified rule of procedure so as to expedite proceedings. If no Senator objects, the Senate permits the action, but if any one senator objects, the request is rejected. Unanimous consent requests with only immediate effects are routinely granted, but ones affecting the floor schedule, the conditions of considering a bill or other business, or the rights of other senators, are normally not offered, or a floor leader will object to it, until all senators concerned have had an opportunity to inform the leaders that they find it acceptable.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
Summary

Designates February 2017 as American Heart Month and February 3, 2017, as National Wear Red Day.

Recognizes and reaffirms the commitment to fighting heart disease and stroke by promoting awareness of causes, risks, and prevention, supporting research, and expanding access to medical treatment.

Encourages individuals to learn about their risk for heart disease.

Text (2)
February 10, 2017
February 3, 2017
Actions (6)
02/10/2017
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
02/10/2017
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
02/10/2017
Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1092)
02/10/2017
Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S1092)
02/03/2017
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S681-682)
02/03/2017
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Feb 4, 2017 5:07:07 AM
Updated
Feb 1, 2021 10:22:15 PM