H.CON.RES.317: Requesting the President to issue a proclamation annually calling upon the people of the United States to observe Global Family Day, One Day of Peace and Sharing, and for other purposes.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about international affairs
  • Introduced Dec. 15, 2005
  • Latest Major Action Nov. 13, 2006

Bill Summary

Requests the President to issue a proclamation annually calling upon the people of the United States to observe Global Family Day, One Day of Peace and Sharing dedicated to eradicating violence, hunger, and poverty, and to establishing greater trust and fellowship among peace-loving nations and families everywhere. Requests that the President invite former U.S. Presidents, Nobel laureates, and other notables, including American business,...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Referred to the House Committee on International Relations.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
Ms. Ros-Lehtinen moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 317.
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate.
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Dec. 15, 2005

Introduced in the House by John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.)

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