H.RES.963: Supporting the goals and ideals of National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans Week, and for other purposes.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
  • Introduced Feb. 7, 2008
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 14, 2008

Bill Summary

Expresses support for the National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans Program and its efforts to: (1) pay tribute to and express appreciation for hospitalized veterans; (2) increase community awareness of the role of the medical centers of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA); and (3) encourage citizens to visit hospitalized veterans and become involved as volunteers.Declares that the House of Representatives will continue to work with...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Mr. Rodriguez moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 963.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 384 - 0 (Roll no. 67).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 7, 2008

Introduced in the House by Ciro D. Rodriguez (D-Texas)

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