H.Res. 817 (112th): Expressing support for the designation of the Friday after Thanksgiving as the National Day of Recognition for Veterans’ Families.


Nov 16, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on November 16, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mick Mulvaney

Representative for South Carolina's 5th congressional district



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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Supports the designation of the National Day of Recognition for Veterans' Families.Honors and recognizes the contributions made by families of members of the Armed Forces.Encourages the people of the United ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 16, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 817”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.Res. 32 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 15, 2013

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