H.Res. 336: Expressing support for designation of the week beginning September 8, 2013, as “National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week”.

Sep 09, 2013
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Michael Fitzpatrick
Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district
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Sep 09, 2013
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A resolution designating the week beginning September 8, 2013, as “National Direct Support Professionals ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 31, 2013


This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on September 9, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Introduced Sep 09, 2013
Referred to Committee Sep 09, 2013
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Expresses support for the designation of National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week.
Commends direct support professionals as integral in supporting the long-term support and services system of the United States.
Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the successful implementation of the public policies of the United States depends on the dedication of direct support professionals.

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