H. CON. RES. 56
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 18, 2017
Mr. Meadows (for himself, Mr. Capuano, and Mr. Cummings) submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Expressing support for designation of October 28 as
Honoring the Nation’s First Responders Day.
Whereas first responders include all professional and volunteer fire, police, emergency medical technician (EMT), and paramedic workers in the United States;
Whereas there are over 25,300,000 first responders in the United States working to keep the Nation’s communities safe;
Whereas first responders deserve to be recognized for their commitment to safety, defense, and honor; and
Whereas October 28 would be an appropriate day to establish as
Honoring the Nation’s First Responders Day: Now, therefore, be it
That the House of Representatives—
supports the designation of
Honoring the Nation’s First Responders Day;
honors and recognizes the contributions of first responders; and
encourages the people of the United States to observe “Honoring the Nation’s First Responders Day” with appropriate ceremonies and activities that promote awareness of the contributions of the Nation’s first responders.