H.Res. 1059 (111th): Honoring the heroism of the seven United States Agency for International Development, Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, and Federal Emergency Management Agency supported urban search and rescue teams deployed to Haiti from New York City, New York, Fairfax County, Virginia, Los Angeles County, California, the City of Miami, Florida, Miami-Dade County, Florida, and Virginia Beach, Virginia, and commending their dedication and assistance in the aftermath of the January 12, 2010, Haitian earthquake.

Introduced:

Feb 2, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Feb 23, 2010

This simple resolution was agreed to on February 23, 2010. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Michael McMahon

Representative for New York's 13th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Feb 23, 2010
Length: 3 pages

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History

Feb 2, 2010
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 23, 2010
 
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

Feb 23, 2010
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

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Cosponsors
52 cosponsors (45D, 7R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, as Amended
Feb 23, 2010 5:14 p.m.
Passed 406/0

Related Bills
H.Res. 1021 (Related)
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Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jan 21, 2010

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