|Sponsor||Rep. Smith, Adam|
|Committee||Education and Labor|
|Date||December 2, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)|
|Staff Contact||Adam Hepburn|
The House is scheduled to consider H.Res. 939 under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. H.Res. 939 was introduced on November 6, 2009, by Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA).
H.Res. 939 resolves that the House of Representatives:
• "Extends its condolences to the families of Sergeant Mark Renninger, Officer Tina Griswold, Officer Ronald Owens, and Officer Greg Richards; and
• "Stands with the people of Lakewood, Washington, the men and women of the Lakewood Police Department, and members of the law enforcement community as they celebrate the lives and mourn the loss of these four dedicated public servants and law enforcement heroes."
According to the resolution's findings, on November 29, 2009, four members of the Lakewood Police Department were slain by gunfire while preparing for their shift in Lakewood, WA.