|Sponsor||Rep. Skelton, Ike|
|Committee||Education and Labor|
|Date||April 22, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)|
|Staff Contact||Christopher Jacobs|
H.Res. 247 is being considered under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Ike Skelton (D-MO) on March 16, 2009.
H.Res. 247 would resolve that Congress:
According to the resolution's findings, Marcia Walker, then the President of the National Council on Rehabilitation Education, testified before Congress on March 22, 1983 about "the need for rehabilitation counselors to be qualified...[leading] to the enactment of laws that now require rehabilitation counselors to have proper credentials in order to provide a higher level of quality service to those in need."