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H.Res. 561 (115th): Commending the cooperative business model and the businesses, employees, and practitioners nationally and internationally who use it for their contributions to the economy and social impacts they make on their communities.

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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 Oct 6, 2017.


Commends the cooperative business model for its contributions to the nation's and the world's economy, the jobs it creates, and its social impacts on communities.

Expresses confidence in and support for cooperatives continuing their successes.

Declares that the House of Representatives will: (1) seek to enact legislation ensuring that cooperatives won't be adversely affected; (2) be mindful that proposed legislation affecting other business models does not adversely affect the cooperative business model's competitive position; and (3) seek to enact legislation studying, supporting, encouraging, and promoting the use of the cooperative business model across all policy areas.