Senate Simple Resolution 489
115th Congress(2017-2018)
A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of World Malaria Day.
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Passed Senate on Apr 26, 2018
Overview
Text
Introduced
Apr 26, 2018
Latest Action
Apr 26, 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
489
Congress
115
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
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Sponsorship by Party
Mississippi
Arkansas
Delaware
Illinois
Passed
April 26, 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 S2498; text: CR S2492)
Summary

Supports the ideals of World Malaria Day.

Recognizes the importance of reducing malaria to improve child and maternal health, especially in sub-Saharan Africa.

Commends the progress made toward reducing global malaria prevalence and deaths, particularly through the efforts of the President's Malaria Initiative and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.

Welcomes public-private partnerships to develop more effective and affordable tools for malaria diagnosis, treatment, and vaccination.

Recognizes the goals to combat malaria in the Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008.

Supports continued U.S. leadership in bilateral, multilateral, and private sector efforts to combat malaria and to work with developing countries to create long-term strategies to increase ownership over malaria programs.

Encourages members of the international community to sustain and increase their support for efforts to combat malaria.

Text (1)
April 26, 2018
Actions (3)
04/26/2018
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2498; text: CR S2492)
04/26/2018
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S2498; text: CR S2492)
04/26/2018
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Apr 27, 2018 4:40:59 AM
Updated
Sep 28, 2020 10:41:55 PM