H.Res. 534: Supporting the goals and ideals of "National Children and Families Day"

H.Res. 534

Supporting the goals and ideals of "National Children and Families Day"

Sponsor
Rep. Donna F. Edwards

Date
July 21, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact

Floor Situation

H.Res. 534 is being considered under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Donna F. Edwards (D-MD) June 11, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 534 would resolve that the House of Representatives supports the goals and ideals of "National Children and Families Day."

Background

According to the resolution findings, research shows that a supportive and encouraging family is critical to raising strong and resilient children.  The fourth Saturday of June is "National Children and Families Day", a day set aside to recognize the importance of children and families