H.Res. 681 (112th): Expressing support for designation of the Thursday before Thanksgiving as Children’s Grief Awareness Day.


Jun 7, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 7, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael “Mike” Doyle Jr.

Representative for Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 7, 2012
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Summary (CRS)

6/7/2012--Introduced.Supports the designation of Children's Grief Awareness Day to raise awareness of and support for grieving children. Read more >

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Jun 7, 2012

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 681”). 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.


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Related Bills
S.Res. 590 (Related)
A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of “Children’s Grief Awareness Day”.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 13, 2012

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