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H.Res. 750: Expressing support for the designation of October 28, 2021, as “Honoring the Nation’s First Responders Day”.


The text of the resolution below is as of Oct 28, 2021 (Introduced).


IV

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. RES. 750

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 28, 2021

(for herself and Mr. Fitzpatrick) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

RESOLUTION

Expressing support for the designation of October 28, 2021, as Honoring the Nation’s First Responders Day.

Whereas first responders include professional and volunteer fire, police, emergency medical technician, and paramedic workers in the United States;

Whereas, according to a 2017 compilation of data on the Emergency Services Sector in the United States by the Department of Homeland Security, The first responder community comprises an estimated 4.6 million career and volunteer professionals within five primary disciplines: Law Enforcement, Fire and Rescue Services, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Management, and Public Works.;

Whereas first responders deserve to be recognized for their commitment to safety, defense, and honor; and

Whereas October 28, 2021, 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 first responders in the United States.