H.Con.Res. 285: Supporting the goals and ideals of designating 2010 as the Year of the Father

H.Con.Res. 285

Supporting the goals and ideals of designating 2010 as the Year of the Father

Date
June 23, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Con.Res. 285 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, June 23, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage.  The legislation was introduced by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) on June 10, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Con.Res. 285 would resolve that the Congress:

  • “Recognizes the important role that fathers play in the lives of their children and families; and
  • “Supports the goals and ideals of the Year of the Father.”

Background

According to the resolution's findings, the 100th anniversary of Father's Day was celebrated in Spokane, Washington, on June 20, 2010.