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H.Res. 999: Expressing support for the designation of the week of March 28 through April 1, 2022, as National Small Business Workplace Solutions Week.


The text of the resolution below is as of Mar 18, 2022 (Introduced).


IV

117th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. RES. 999

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 18, 2022

submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

RESOLUTION

Expressing support for the designation of the week of March 28 through April 1, 2022, as National Small Business Workplace Solutions Week.

Whereas small businesses create 1.5 million jobs annually;

Whereas small businesses account for 64 percent of new jobs created in the United States;

Whereas small businesses in the workplace solutions industry have been critical to helping small businesses and their employees through the transitions needed during COVID–19;

Whereas the workplace solutions industry has been essential in providing personal protective equipment to first responders, law enforcement, schools, businesses, and local government during this pandemic;

Whereas the workplace solutions industry has been a critical resource to local, State, and Federal agencies, providing necessary personal protective equipment, cleaning solutions, and office equipment to help keep them safe and operational; and

Whereas the workplace solutions industry has been essential in responding to the needs of those in their communities who need it the most by supplying them with office furniture and equipment to help them transition to virtual workspaces: Now, therefore, be it

That the House of Representatives—

(1)

supports the designation of National Small Business Workplace Solutions Week;

(2)

recognizes the commitment and essential services provided by the workplace solutions industry; and

(3)

recognizes the efforts of the workplace solutions industry to promote safety and provide support for our communities.