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.

Introduced:

Oct 14, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Oct 28, 2009

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

Sponsor:

Virginia “Ginny” Brown-Waite

Representative for Florida's 5th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 28, 2009
Length: 4 pages

See Instead:

H.Res. 1648 (same title)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) — Nov 17, 2010

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
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 ... Read more >
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

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 831” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

History

Introduced
Oct 14, 2009
Agreed To
Oct 28, 2009
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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