|Sponsor||Rep. Courtney, Joe|
|Date||July 7, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)|
|Staff Contact||Ja'Ron Smith|
H.Res. 507 is being considered under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT) on June 4, 2009.
H.Res. 507 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
According to the resolution's findings, there are nearly 70,000 dairy farms throughout the United States, and approximately 99 percent of these farms are family owned. The dairy industry in the United States produces more than 170 billion pounds of milk annually and contributes tens of billions of dollars to the economy. The American Dairy Association and National Dairy Council have designated June 2009 as National Dairy Month