|Sponsor||Rep. Jackson-Lee, Sheila|
|Committee||Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Date||October 14, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)|
|Staff Contact||Ja'Ron Smith|
H.Con.Res. 138 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, October 14, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX) on June 3, 2009.
H.Con.Res. 138 would resolve that the Congress:
• "Recognizes the 40th anniversary of the founding of the George Bush Intercontinental Airport; and
• "Congratulates officials of the George Bush Intercontinental Airport, the Houston Airport System, and the City of Houston, Texas, for the airport's record of excellent service to the citizens of Houston and the national air transportation system."
According to the resolution's findings, the George Bush Intercontinental Airport in the City of Houston, Texas (referred to in this resolution as `IAH'), was first opened for operation on June 8, 1969.