H.Res. 1066 (111th): Recognizing the bravery and efforts of the United States Armed Forces, local first responders, and other members of Operation Unified Response for their swift and coordinated action in light of the devastation wrought upon the nation of Haiti after a horrific 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Port-Au-Prince and surrounding cities on January 12, 2010.

Introduced:
Feb 03, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sponsor
Kendrick Meek
Representative for Florida's 17th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 23, 2010
Length
4 pages
 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Feb 03, 2010
Referred to Committee Feb 03, 2010
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Feb 23, 2010
 
Summary

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree
Feb 23, 2010 5:06 p.m.
Passed 406/0

Cosponsors
53 cosponsors (36D, 17R) (show)
Committees

House Armed Services

House Foreign Affairs

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2/23/2010--Passed House without amendment.
Recognizes the efforts of the U.S. Armed Forces, local first responders, U.S. public servants, and other members of Operation Unified Response for their actions to meet the needs of Haiti's citizens and government and facilitate the evacuation and medical attention of U.S. citizens impacted by the earthquake in Haiti.

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