H.Res. 315 (112th): Recognizing the immeasurable contributions of fathers in the healthy development of children, supporting responsible fatherhood, and encouraging greater involvement of fathers in the lives of their children, especially on Father’s Day.


Jun 16, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 16, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph Pitts

Representative for Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

6/16/2011--Introduced.Commends the millions of fathers who serve as wonderful, caring parents for their children.Calls on fathers across the United States to use Father's Day to: (1) reconnect and rededicate themselves ... Read more >

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Jun 16, 2011

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 315”). 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.


38 cosponsors (34R, 4D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.Res. 263 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Jun 14, 2013

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