A Day for Hearts: Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day Act

An Act establishing A Day for Hearts: Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day

This bill was last introduced in the 37th Parliament, 3rd Session, which ended in May 2004.

This bill was previously introduced in the 37th Parliament, 2nd Session.

Sponsor

Greg Thompson  Progressive Conservative

Introduced as a private member’s bill. (These don’t often become law.)

Status

Not active, as of Oct. 23, 2002
(This bill did not become law.)

Elsewhere

All sorts of information on this bill is available at LEGISinfo, provided by the Library of Parliament. You can also read the full text of the bill.

A Day for Hearts: Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day ActRoutine Proceedings

October 23rd, 2002 / 3:45 p.m.
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Progressive Conservative

Greg Thompson Progressive Conservative New Brunswick Southwest, NB

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-240, an act establishing A Day for Hearts: Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day

Mr. Speaker, congenital heart disease affects approximately 4,600 newborn babies every year in Canada. In fact in one birth out of every 100 births in Canada, the baby suffers congenital heart disease.

This bill would be a recognition and awareness of that medical phenomenon. With this bill we would set aside February 14 as congenital heart disease day in Canada.

(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)