H.Res. 757: Supporting the goals and ideals of a National Day of Remembrance for Homicide Victims

H.Res. 757

Supporting the goals and ideals of a National Day of Remembrance for Homicide Victims

Sponsor
Rep. Donna F. Edwards

Date
September 30, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 757 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, September 30, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The resolution was introduced by Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD) on September 21, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 757 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Supports the goals and ideals of a National Day of Remembrance for Homicide Victims; and
• "Acknowledges the epidemic of intimate partner homicide in this Nation, its disproportionate impact on women, and the work of agencies across this country to address this epidemic and provide support and resources to all survivors of victims of homicide, including the families of intimate partner homicide."