Senate Simple Resolution 423
115th Congress(2017-2018)
A resolution designating February 28, 2018, as "Rare Disease Day".
Active
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Passed Senate on Mar 1, 2018
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 1, 2018
Latest Action
Mar 1, 2018
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
423
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
Ohio
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Minnesota
Mississippi
New Jersey
Rhode Island
Senate Votes (1)
Passed
March 1, 2018
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.(consideration CR S1321; text: CR S1319)
Summary

Designates February 28, 2018, as Rare Disease Day. Expresses support for a national and global commitment to developing new treatments, diagnostics, and cures for rare diseases and disorders.

Text (1)
March 1, 2018
Actions (3)
03/01/2018
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration CR S1321; text: CR S1319)
03/01/2018
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.(consideration CR S1321; text: CR S1319)
03/01/2018
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Record Created
Mar 2, 2018 5:41:08 AM
Record Updated
Sep 28, 2020 10:41:43 PM