S.RES.208: A resolution designating the week beginning September 8, 2013, as "National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week".

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Benjamin L. Cardin, D-Md.
Total Cosponsors 7 (5 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced July 31, 2013
Latest Major Action July 31, 2013
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Bill Summary

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Designates the week of September 8, 2013, as National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week.

Commends direct support professionals as integral in supporting the long-term support and services system of the United States.

Expresses the sense of the Senate that the successful implementation of the public policies of the United States depends on the dedication of direct support professionals.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 31, 2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6138; text as passed Senate: CR S6132)