|Sponsor||Rep. Lee, Christopher John|
|Committee||Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Date||February 24, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)|
|Staff Contact||Adam Hepburn|
H.Res. 183 is being considered on the floor under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. This legislation was introduced by Representative Chris Lee (R-NY) on February 23, 2009.
H.Res. 183 resolves that the House of Representatives:
On February 12, 2009, Continental Connection Flight 3407 crashed in Clarence Center, New York. 50 people were killed in the tragic incident near Buffalo. The victims include two pilots, two flight attendants, 45 passengers (including one off-duty pilot), and one person on the ground. The plane was en route to Buffalo from Newark, New Jersey. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is currently investigating the cause of the crash.