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1149Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 20000210Primary Sponsor: MatthewsAll Sponsors: Matthews, Patterson, Anderson, Glover and WashingtonDrafted Document Number: l:\s-res\jwm\004satc.whb.docCompanion Bill Number: 4537Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 20000301Date of Last Amendment: 20000301Subject: The Honorable David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D., ResolutionsHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 20000301 Concurred in House amendment House 20000301 Amended, adopted, returned to Senate with amendment House 20000229 Debate adjourned until Wednesday, 20000301 House 20000224 Committee report: Favorable 24 HIMR House 20000222 Introduced, referred to Committee 24 HIMR Senate 20000217 Adopted, sent to House ------ 20000217 Scrivener's error corrected Senate 20000216 Polled out of Committee: Favorable 10 SI Senate 20000210 Introduced, referred to Committee 10 SI Versions of This Bill Revised on February 16, 2000 - Word format Revised on February 17, 2000 - Word format Revised on February 24, 2000 - Word format Revised on March 1, 2000 - Word format
March 1, 2000
Introduced by Senators Matthews, Patterson, Anderson, Glover and Washington
S. Printed 3/1/00--H.
Read the first time February 22, 2000.
INVITING THE UNITED STATES SURGEON GENERAL AND ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR HEALTH, THE CHIEF HEALTH OFFICIAL FOR THE COUNTRY, THE HONORABLE DAVID SATCHER, M.D., PH.D., TO ADDRESS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT SESSION AT 12:30 P.M. ON TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2000.
Whereas, the Honorable David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D. is the 16th Surgeon General of the United States and the Assistant Secretary for Health; and
Whereas, the Honorable David Satcher has served as the Director of the prestigious Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the agency responsible for promoting health and preventing disease, injury, and premature death; and
Whereas, during his tenure at CDC, Dr. Satcher spearheaded initiatives that increased childhood immunization rates nationally; and
Whereas, under Dr. Satcher's direction, the CDC placed a greater emphasis on disease prevention and highlighted the importance of physical activity and good health by encouraging Americans to become more physically active in the landmark Surgeon General's Report on Physical Activity and Health; and
Whereas, Dr. Satcher has served as the President of Meharry Medical College; and
Whereas, the Surgeon General serves as the chief health officer and the national spokesperson on matters of public health and prevention; and
Whereas, public health interventions impact the lives of individuals and populations statewide and worldwide; and
Whereas, speaking before a joint session of the General Assembly is an honor reserved for leaders of national prominence. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the Surgeon General and Assistant Secretary for Health for the United States of America, the Honorable David Satcher, is invited to address the General Assembly in Joint Session in the Hall of the House of Representatives at 12:30 P.M. on Tuesday, March 7, 2000.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Honorable David Satcher.
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