Congressional Resolutions

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The below list provides information regarding formal expressions of opinion or proposals for action from the 115th Congress on disease-specific topics, such as raising awareness and promoting outreach efforts for various cancers. Resolutions are legislative measures that do not require approval by the President and do not hold the weight of law.

Designating May 17th as "DIPG Awareness Day" (H. Res. 69)

  • This resolution would designate May 17th as "DIPG Awareness Day" to raise awareness and encourage research into cures for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) and pediatric cancers in general.
  • H. Res. 69 was introduced by Rep. Stephen Knight (R-CA) on 1/30/2017 and was referred to the Energy and Commerce Committee.
  • Read the full bill text on Congress.gov.

Designating February 4, 2017 as National Cancer Prevention Day (H. Res. 84)

  • This resolution expresses support for designating February 4, 2017 as National Cancer Prevention Day.
  • H. Res. 84 was introduced by Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) on 2/2/2017 and was referred to the Energy and Commerce Committee.
  • Read the full bill text on Congress.gov.
  • Updated: February 13, 2017