H.Res. 63 (113th): Expressing support for designation of the first Saturday in October as “National Animal Rescue Day/Winslow’s Day” to create awareness, educate humans of the importance of adoption, and create a humane environment for any pet, including the importance of spaying and neutering of animals, and the encouragement of animal adoptions throughout the United States.


Feb 12, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 12, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert “Rob” Andrews

Representative for New Jersey's 1st congressional district



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2/12/2013--Introduced.Supports the designation of a National Animal Rescue Day/Winslow's Day to create awareness for animal rescue programs throughout the year and address the challenge of overpopulation through continued spaying and ... Read more >

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Feb 12, 2013

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 63”). 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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