H.Res. 1531: Expressing support for designation of 2011 as “World Veterinary Year” to bring attention to and show appreciation for the veterinary profession on its 250th anniversary.

H.Res. 1531

Expressing support for designation of 2011 as “World Veterinary Year” to bring attention to and show appreciation for the veterinary profession on its 250th anniversary.

Sponsor
Rep. Kurt Schrader

Date
December 7, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

H.Res. 1531 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, December 7, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-OR) on July 15, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1531 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • “Supports the designation of “World Veterinary Year”;
  • “Supports the goals and ideals of World Veterinary Year by bringing attention to and expressing appreciation for the contributions that the veterinary profession has made and continues to make to animal health, public health, animal welfare, and food safety; and
  • “Requests that the President issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to “World Veterinary Year” with appropriate programs, ceremonies, and activities.”