H.Res. 1617: Supporting the goals and purpose of Gold Star Mothers Day, which is observed on the last Sunday in September of each year in remembrance of the supreme sacrifice made by mothers who lost a son or daughter serving in the Armed Forces

H.Res. 1617

Supporting the goals and purpose of Gold Star Mothers Day, which is observed on the last Sunday in September of each year in remembrance of the supreme sacrifice made by mothers who lost a son or daughter serving in the Armed Forces

Date
September 28, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Supporting the goals and purpose of Gold Star Mothers Day, which is observed on the last Sunday in September of each year in remembrance of the supreme sacrifice made by mothers who lose a son or daughter serving in the Armed Forces

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1617 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, September 29, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage.  The legislation was introduced by Rep. Peter J. Roskam (R-IL) on September 14, 2010.

Background

H.Res. 1617 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • “Supports the goals and purpose of Gold Star Mothers Day, which is observed in remembrance of the supreme sacrifice made by mothers who lost a son or daughter serving in the Armed Forces; and
  • “Urges the President to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to observe Gold Star Mothers Day with appropriate ceremonies and activities.”