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H.Con.Res. 56 (115th): Expressing support for designation of October 28 as “Honoring the Nation’s First Responders Day”.

The text of the bill below is as of May 18, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. CON. RES. 56

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 18, 2017

(for himself, Mr. Capuano, and Mr. Cummings) submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

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—

(1)

supports the designation of Honoring the Nation’s First Responders Day;

(2)

honors and recognizes the contributions of first responders; and

(3)

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.