H.Res. 1621: Recognizing the 100th anniversary of the historic founding of Catholic Charities USA

H.Res. 1621

Recognizing the 100th anniversary of the historic founding of Catholic Charities USA

Sponsor
Rep. Rush D. Holt

Date
December 17, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

H.Res. 1621 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on December 17, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) on September 15, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1621 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • “Recognizes and celebrates the 100th anniversary of the historic founding of the National Conference of Catholic Charities, now called Catholic Charities USA; and
  • “Honors and praises Catholic Charities USA for being a national leader in the efforts to fight poverty and to strengthen the United States in times of need and crisis.”