H.Con.Res. 325: Supporting the goals and ideals of National Homeless Persons'' Memorial Day.

H.Con.Res. 325

Supporting the goals and ideals of National Homeless Persons'' Memorial Day.

Sponsor
Rep. Alcee L. Hastings

Date
November 30, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

H.Con.Res. 325 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) on September 29, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Con.Res. 325 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • “Supports the goals and ideals of National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day, in recognition of the people who have died on the streets, in emergency shelters, condemned or abandoned properties, and from elements directly related to homelessness;
  • “Encourages the President to issue a proclamation in support of the goals and ideals of National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day;
  • “Encourages States, territories, possessions of the United States, and localities to support the goals and ideals of National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day by issuing proclamations designating National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day;
  • “Encourages media organizations to participate in National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day to help educate the public about homelessness in the United States;
  • “Commends the efforts of the States, territories, and possessions of the United States who support the goals and ideals of National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day;
  • “Recognizes and reaffirms the Nation's commitment to ending homelessness by promoting a comprehensive national response that addresses the housing, health care, income, and civil rights causal factors and consequences of extreme poverty; and
  • “Acknowledges all of the people in the United States living on the streets who have paid the ultimate price for the Nation's failure to end homelessness and salutes the dedicated professionals and organizations who provide assistance to people in need.”