H.Res. 1222: Supporting the goals and ideals of National Library Week

H.Res. 1222

Supporting the goals and ideals of National Library Week

Date
April 13, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1222 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, April 13, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Vernon J. Ehlers (R-MI) on March 25, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1222 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Supports the goals and ideals of National Library Week;
• "Encourages all residents to visit a library to take advantage of the wonderful library resources available, and to thank their librarians and library workers for making information accessible to all who walk through the library's doors; and
• "Supports librarians' efforts to ensure that all Americans can continue to access 21st century library services in school, public, academic, and special libraries."

Background

According to the resolution's findings, libraries, librarians, library workers, and supporters across the United States will celebrate National Library Week, April 11-17, 2010.