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S.Res. 115 (is) Expressing the sense of the Senate regarding United States citizens killed in terrorist attacks in Israel. [Introduced in Senate] ...
Calendar No. 149 106th CONGRESS 1st Session S. RES. 114 Designating June 22, 1999, as ``National Pediatric AIDS Awareness Day''. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES June 9, 1999 Mr. Hatch (for himself, Mrs. Boxer, Mr. Bond, Mr. Schumer, Mr. DeWine, Mr. Biden, Mr. Warner, Mr. Daschle, Mr. Crapo, Mr. Hollings, Mr. Bennett, Mr. Kerry, Mr. Smith of Oregon, Mr. Lautenberg, Mr. Fitzgerald, Mrs. Murray, Ms. Snowe, Mr. Robb, Mr. Mack, Mr. Torricelli, Mr. Abraham, Mr. Wellstone, Mr. Burns, Mr. Cleland, Mrs. Hutchison, Mr. Dodd, Mr. Specter, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Campbell, Mr. Edwards, Mr. Frist, Mr. Inouye, Mr. Gorton, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Lott, Mr. Reid, Mr. Ashcroft, Mr. Graham, Mr. Cochran, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Jeffords, Mr. Kerrey, Mr. Chafee, Ms. Mikulski, Mr. Grassley, Mr. Bayh, Mr. Craig, Mr. Reed, Mr. Nickles, and Mr. Kohl) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary June 10, 1999 Reported by Mr. Hatch, without amendment; considered and agreed to _______________________________________________________________________ RESOLUTION Designating June 22, 1999, as ``National Pediatric AIDS Awareness Day''. Whereas acquired immune deficiency syndrome (referred to in this resolution as ``AIDS'') is the 7th leading cause of death for children in the United States; Whereas approximately 15,000 children in the United States are currently infected with human immunodeficiency virus (referred to in this resolution as ``HIV''), the virus that causes AIDS; Whereas the number of children who have died from AIDS worldwide since the AIDS epidemic began has reached 2,700,000; Whereas it is estimated that an additional 40,000,000 children will die from AIDS by the year 2020; Whereas perinatal transmission of HIV from mother to child accounts for 91 percent of pediatric HIV cases; Whereas studies have demonstrated that the maternal transmission of HIV to an infant decreased from 30 percent to less than 8 percent after therapeutic intervention was employed; Whereas effective drug treatments have decreased the percentage of deaths from AIDS in the United States by 47 percent in both 1998 and 1999; Whereas the number of children of color infected with HIV is disproportionate to the national statistics with respect to all children; Whereas The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation has been devoted over the past decade to the education, research, prevention, and elimination of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS); and Whereas the people of the United States should resolve to do everything possible to control and eliminate this epidemic that threatens our future generations: Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the Senate-- (1) in recognition of all of the individuals who have devoted their time and energy toward combatting the spread and costly effects of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic, designates June 22, 1999, as ``National Pediatric AIDS Awareness Day''; and (2) requests that the President issue a proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe the day with appropriate ceremonies and activities. Calendar No. 149 106th CONGRESS 1st Session S. RES. 114 _______________________________________________________________________ RESOLUTION Designating June 22, 1999, as ``National Pediatric AIDS Awareness Day''. _______________________________________________________________________ June 10, 1999 Reported without amendment; considered and agreed to
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