|Sponsor||Rep. McIntyre, Mike|
|Committee||Oversight and Government Reform|
|Date||June 15, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)|
|Staff Contact||Ja'Ron Smith|
H.Res. 428 is being considered under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-NC) on May 12, 2009.
H.Res. 428 would resolve that Congress:
According to the resolution's findings, children with involved fathers are more likely to do well in school, have a better sense of well-being, and have fewer behavioral problems. Supportive fathers promote the positive physical, social, emotional, moral, and mental development of children, and promoting responsible fatherhood can help increase the chances that children will grow up with two caring parents.