The U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate have passed resolutions designating September as National Life Insurance Awareness Month.

The Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education, Washington, has been organizing the month for the past 3 years.

Rep. Judy Biggert, R-Il., and Rep. Paul Kanjorski, D-Pa., sponsored the House resolution, H.Res. 912.

Sen. Ben Nelson, D-Neb., sponsored the Senate resolution, S. Res. 448.