H.Res. 299: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that public servants should be commended for their dedication and continued service to the Nation during Public Service Recognition Week, May 4 through 10, 2009, and throughout the year

H.Res. 299

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that public servants should be commended for their dedication and continued service to the Nation during Public Service Recognition Week, May 4 through 10, 2009, and throughout the year

Sponsor
Rep. Stephen F. Lynch

Date
May 5, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Sarah Makin

Floor Situation

H.Res. 299 is being considered on the floor under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. This legislation was introduced by Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA) on March 30, 2009. 

 

 

Bill Summary

H.Res. 299 resolves that the House of Representatives:

•  "commends public servants for their outstanding contributions to this great Nation during Public Service Recognition Week and throughout the year;

•  "salutes government employees for their unyielding dedication and spirit of public service;

•  "honors those government employees who have given their lives in service to their country;

•  "calls upon a new generation to consider a career in public service as an honorable profession; and

•  "encourages efforts to promote public service careers at all levels of government."

 

 

Background

 

Public Service Recognition Week has been recognized since 1985 as the first Monday through Sunday in May.  

 

Cost

 

Public Service Recognition Week was been recognized since 1985 as the first Monday through Sunday in May.