Text: H.Con.Res.33 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. CON. RES. 33


Supporting the goals and ideals of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 10, 2019

Mrs. Torres of California (for herself, Mr. Fitzpatrick, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Khanna, Mrs. Davis of California, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Ruiz, and Mr. Cooper) submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Supporting the goals and ideals of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

    Whereas the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International and other organizations have declared the second week of April as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week;

    Whereas there are over 6,000 public safety call centers, known as public safety answering points, in the United States;

    Whereas public safety communications professionals dedicate their lives to helping others;

    Whereas public safety communications professionals work under challenging and stressful circumstances;

    Whereas public safety communications professionals are an important part of the first responder community, providing critical support to the Nation’s law enforcement, fire, and rescue personnel; and

    Whereas public safety communications professionals are critical to helping preserve public safety and the general welfare: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That Congress—

(1) supports the goals and ideals of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week;

(2) honors and recognizes the importance and contributions of the Nation’s public safety communications professionals; and

(3) encourages the people of the United States to remember the value of the work performed by public safety communications professionals.