H.Res. 1091: Expressing support for designation of the week of February 28 through March 7, 2010, as "School Social Work Week"

H.Res. 1091

Expressing support for designation of the week of February 28 through March 7, 2010, as "School Social Work Week"

Date
March 9, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1091 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy (D-RI) on February 22, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1091 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Supports the designation of ‘School Social Work Week';
• "Honors and recognizes the contributions of school social workers to the successes of students in schools across the Nation; and
• "Encourages the people of the United States to observe ‘School Social Work Week' with appropriate ceremonies and activities that promote awareness of the vital role of school social workers, in schools and in the community as a whole, in helping students prepare for their futures as productive citizens."

Background

According to the resolution findings, the celebration of "School Social Work Week" during the week of February 28 through March 7, 2010, highlights the vital role school social workers play in the lives of students in the United States.