H.Res. 1082: Supporting the goals and ideals of the fourth annual America Saves Week

H.Res. 1082

Supporting the goals and ideals of the fourth annual America Saves Week

Sponsor
Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson

Date
March 3, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1082 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, March 3, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) on February 22, 2010.

 

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1082 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Recognizes the importance of savings to financial security;
• "Supports the goals and ideals of ‘America Saves Week'; and
• "Requests that the President issue a proclamation calling on the Federal Government, States, localities, schools, non-profit organizations, businesses, other entities, and the people of the United States to observe America Saves Week with appropriate programs and activities with the goal of increasing the savings rates for individuals of all ages and walks of life."

Background

According to the resolution's findings, encouraging automatic and habitual savings is a primary focus for this year's America Saves Week, February 21, 2010, through February 28, 2010.