H.Res. 831 (111th): Supporting the goals and ideals of National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month by promoting national awareness of adoption and the children in foster care awaiting families, celebrating children and families involved in adoption, recognizing current programs and efforts designed to promote adoption, and encouraging people in the United States to seek improved safety, permanency, and well-being for all children.

Oct 14, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
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H.Res. 1648 (same title)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) — Nov 17, 2010

Virginia “Ginny” Brown-Waite
Representative for Florida's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated
Oct 28, 2009
4 pages
Related Bills
H.Res. 358 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 23, 2009

H.Res. 1648 (Related)
Supporting the goals and ideals of National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month by ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Nov 17, 2010


This simple resolution was agreed to on October 28, 2009. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Introduced Oct 14, 2009
Referred to Committee Oct 14, 2009
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Oct 28, 2009

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30 cosponsors (19R, 11D) (show)

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10/28/2009--Passed House without amendment.
Supports the goals and ideals of National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month.
Recognizes that every child in foster care deserves a permanent and loving family and the significant commitment of taxpayers to support adoption.

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