113TH CONGRESS

1ST
SESSION
S. RES. 208

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED
STATES

JULY
31, 2013

Mr. CARDIN
(for himself, Ms. COLLINS, Ms. WARREN, Mr. GRASSLEY, Mr. BROWN, Mr. ROCKEFELLER, and Mr. MURPHY) submitted the following resolution; which was
considered and agreed to

RESOLUTION

Designating the week beginning September 8, 2013,
as

‘‘National Direct Support Professionals Recognition
Week’’.

Resolved,
That
the Senate—

recognizes the dedication and vital role of direct support professionals in enhancing the lives of individuals of all ages with disabilities; appreciates the contribution of direct support professionals in supporting the needs that are beyond the capacities of millions of families in the United States; commends direct support professionals as integral in supporting the long-term support and services system of the United States; and finds that the successful implementation of the public policies of the United States depends on the dedication of direct support professionals.