Senate Simple Resolution 513
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A resolution designating February 2020 as "American Heart Month" and February 7, 2020, as "National Wear Red Day".
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Passed Senate on Feb 27, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Feb 27, 2020
Latest Action
Feb 27, 2020
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
513
Congress
116
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
Passed
February 27, 2020
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 S1236; text: CR S1228-1229)
Summary

This resolution designates February 2020 as American Heart Month and February 7, 2020, as National Wear Red Day.

It also recognizes and reaffirms the commitment to fighting cardiovascular disease by promoting awareness of causes, risks, and prevention; supporting research; and expanding access to medical treatment.

The resolution also encourages individuals to learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease.

Text (1)
February 27, 2020
Actions (3)
02/27/2020
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1236; text: CR S1228-1229)
02/27/2020
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S1236; text: CR S1228-1229)
02/27/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Feb 28, 2020 5:42:08 AM
Updated
Mar 21, 2020 4:42:41 AM