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H.Res. 472 (115th): Expressing support for the designation of July 29, 2017, as “National Dance Day” and recognizing dance as a form of valuable exercise and artistic expression.

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jul 24, 2017.


Expresses support for the designation of National Dance Day to celebrate and encourage the national commitment to dance and dance education.

Recognizes that dance is making an important contribution to health by encouraging physical fitness and reducing obesity.

Commends Nigel Lythgoe for his leadership in promoting dance and National Dance Day.

Thanks the Dizzy Feet Foundation for their continuing efforts in spreading awareness of National Dance Day.