H.Res. 734: Expressing the support for and honoring September 17, 2009 as "Constitution Day"

H.Res. 734

Expressing the support for and honoring September 17, 2009 as "Constitution Day"

Sponsor
Rep. Bob Latta

Date
September 29, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 734 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, September 29, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The resolution was introduced by Rep. Robert Latta (R-OH) on September 10, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 734 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Supports "Constitution Day"; and
• "Calls upon the people of the United States to observe the day with appropriate ceremonies and activities."

Background

Constitution Day commemorates the signing of the U. S. Constitution on September 17, 1787, by 39 delegates from 12 States.