H.Res. 740 (112th): Expressing support for the designation of March 13 as “K-9 Veterans Day”, in order to recognize the service and improve the treatment of military working dogs.


Jul 25, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 25, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Gary Peters

Representative for Michigan's 9th congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

7/25/2012--Introduced.Expresses support for the designation of K-9 Veterans Day and for efforts to recognize the service of military working dogs and their handlers. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 25, 2012

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 740”). 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.


2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.Res. 116 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Mar 13, 2013

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