H.Res. 433 (112th): 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 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on October 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michele Bachmann

Representative for Minnesota's 6th congressional district



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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. Read more >

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Oct 12, 2011

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 433”). 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.


72 cosponsors (51R, 21D) (show)
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Subject Areas
Related Bills
H.Res. 809 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 15, 2012

S.Res. 595 (Related)
A resolution expressing support for the goals of National Adoption Day and National Adoption ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Dec 5, 2012

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