H.Res. 388: Celebrating the role of mothers in the United States and supporting the goals and ideals of Mother’s Day

H.Res. 388

Celebrating the role of mothers in the United States and supporting the goals and ideals of Mother’s Day

Sponsor
Rep.

Date
May 12, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Sarah Makin

Floor Situation

H.Res. 388 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. Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) on April 30, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 388 resolves that the House of Representatives celebrates the role of mothers in the United States and supports the goals and ideals of Mother's Day.

 

 

Background

In 1914, Congress passed a resolution designating the second Sunday of May as Mother's Day.