«Brain Injury Association Legislative Update | Home | Brain Injury Association Legislative Update»

Brain Injury Awareness Month Urgent Request

Help us designate March as Brain Injury Awareness Month  
 
On February 4, 2009, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), Co-chair of the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force, introduced legislation that would designate March as "Brain Injury Awareness" month
(H.Con.Res.40).
 
In this Concurrent resolution, Congressman Pascrell expressed the need for enhanced public awareness of Traumatic Brain Injury and support for a National Brain Injury Awareness Month.
 
To date, the legislation has 54 sponsors in the House!
 
Rep Altmire, Jason [PA-4] - 2/4/2009
Rep Berkley, Shelley [NV-1] - 2/4/2009

Rep Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [GU] - 2/4/2009
Rep Boswell, Leonard L. [IA-3] - 2/4/2009

Rep Brady, Robert A. [PA-1] - 2/4/2009
Rep Braley, Bruce L. [IA-1] - 2/4/2009

Rep Brown, Henry E., Jr. [SC-1] - 2/4/2009
Rep Capuano, Michael E. [MA-8] - 2/4/2009

Rep Carney, Christopher P. [PA-10] - 2/4/2009
Rep Christensen, Donna M. [VI] - 2/4/2009

Rep Connolly, Gerald E. "Gerry" [VA-11] - 2/4/2009
Rep Cummings, Elijah E. [MD-7] - 2/4/2009

Rep Davis, Susan A. [CA-53] - 2/4/2009
Rep Delahunt, William D. [MA-10] - 2/4/2009

Rep Edwards, Donna F. [MD-4] - 2/4/2009
Rep Emerson, Jo Ann [MO-8] - 2/4/2009

Rep Giffords, Gabrielle [AZ-8] - 2/4/2009
Rep Gonzalez, Charles A. [TX-20] - 2/4/2009

Rep Grijalva, Raul M. [AZ-7] - 2/4/2009
Rep Hare, Phil [IL-17] - 2/4/2009

Rep Herseth Sandlin, Stephanie [SD] - 2/4/2009
Rep Hinchey, Maurice D. [NY-22] - 2/4/2009

Rep Holden, Tim [PA-17] - 2/4/2009
Rep Holt, Rush D. [NJ-12] - 2/4/2009

Rep Kennedy, Patrick J. [RI-1] - 2/4/2009
Rep Lamborn, Doug [CO-5] - 2/4/2009

Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] - 2/4/2009
Rep LoBiondo, Frank A. [NJ-2] - 2/4/2009

Rep Markey, Edward J. [MA-7] - 2/4/2009
Rep McCarthy, Carolyn [NY-4] - 2/4/2009

Rep McCollum, Betty [MN-4] - 2/4/2009
Rep McDermott, Jim [WA-7] - 2/4/2009

Rep McGovern, James P. [MA-3] - 2/4/2009
Rep Michaud, Michael H. [ME-2] - 2/4/2009

Rep Miller, George [CA-7] - 2/4/2009
Rep Murtha, John P. [PA-12] - 2/4/2009

Rep Napolitano, Grace F. [CA-38] - 2/4/2009
Rep Nye, Glenn C., III [VA-2] - 2/4/2009

Rep Platts, Todd Russell [PA-19] - 2/4/2009
Rep Rogers, Mike D. [AL-3] - 2/4/2009

Rep Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [FL-18] - 2/4/2009
Rep Ross, Mike [AR-4] - 2/4/2009

Rep Rothman, Steven R. [NJ-9] - 2/4/2009
Rep Ryan, Tim [OH-17] - 2/4/2009

Rep Sestak, Joe [PA-7] - 2/4/2009
Rep Sires, Albio [NJ-13] - 2/4/2009

Rep Smith, Christopher H. [NJ-4] - 2/4/2009
Rep Snyder, Vic [AR-2] - 2/4/2009

Rep Spratt, John M., Jr. [SC-5] - 2/4/2009
Rep Sutton, Betty [OH-13] - 2/4/2009

Rep Taylor, Gene [MS-4] - 2/4/2009
Rep Thompson, Mike [CA-1] - 2/4/2009

Rep Van Hollen, Chris [MD-8] - 2/4/2009
Rep Walz, Timothy J. [MN-1] - 2/4/2009

 If they are not on this list, please write your Members of Congress and ask them to designate March as "Brain Injury Awareness" month.
 
Thank you for helping  tell Congress that brain injury is a critical public health epidemic!
 

|

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
Trackback link

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Brain Injury Awareness Month Urgent Request:

Comments

Kelly

Hi.
I'm a mother of a son who sustained a closed-TBI when he was only 12, he's 21 now. I am SERIOUS about wanting to help somebody else through knowledge and assistance in dealing with this type of matter. if there is anything I can do, as a mom, please let me know.
Thank you

The comments to this entry are closed.