Summary: H.Res.543 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (07/16/2009)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Supports the designation of Home Safety Month.

Recognizes the contributions of: (1) home safety related nonprofit organizations; and (2) the Home Safety Council for introducing to help adults identify the dangers present in and around the home, and for promoting the Hands on Home Safety Campaign.

Encourages adults, parents, and caregivers to take greater actions to reduce unintentional injuries and educate themselves on the importance of home safety.

Encourages: (1) manufacturers to develop innovative safety products and features to help lessen the number of home injuries and accidents; and (2) local and national government leaders to support funding for critical home safety education programs.