S.RES.532: A resolution designating the week beginning September 7, 2014, as "National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week".

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Sponsor Benjamin L. Cardin, D-Md.
Total Cosponsors 14 (10 Democrats, 1 Independent, 3 Republicans)
Introduced July 31, 2014
Latest Major Action July 31, 2014
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Bill Summary

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Designates the week of September 7, 2014, as National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week.

Identifies direct support professionals as integral to long-term support and services for individuals with disabilities.

Expresses the sense of the Senate that the successful implementation of the public policies affecting individuals with disabilities depends on the dedication of direct support professionals.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 31, 2014 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR 8/1/2014 S5315; text as passed: CR S5234-5235)