H.Res. 403: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that there should be established a National Teacher Day

H.Res. 403

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that there should be established a National Teacher Day

Date
May 18, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 403 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Ron Klein (D-FL) on May 5, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 403 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "There should be established a National Teacher Day to honor and celebrate teachers; and
• "The President should issue a proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe such a day with appropriate ceremonies, programs, and activities.

Background

According to the resolution's findings, the Tuesday of the first full week of May of each year is an appropriate day for the establishment of National Teacher Day.