H.Res.146 - Designating March 2, 2009, as "Read Across America Day".111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Markey, Betsy [D-CO-4] (Introduced 02/10/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||04/22/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||03/05/2009 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Res.146 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (03/05/2009)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Honors Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss) for his success in encouraging children to discover the joy of reading.
Honors the 12th anniversary of Read Across America Day, which occurs on March 2, 2009.
Encourages parents to read with their children for at least 30 minutes on Read Across America Day.