|Sponsor||Rep. Boustany, Charles W. Jr.|
|Committee||Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Date||September 15, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)|
|Staff Contact||Ja'Ron Smith|
H.Res. 1583 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, September 15, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Charles Boustany (R-LA) on July 30, 2010.
H.Res. 1583 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
According to the resolution’s findings, on September 24, 2005, Hurricane Rita made landfall just east of the Texas-Louisiana border, between Sabine Pass and Johnson's Bayou, as a Category 3 hurricane with wind speeds of 120 mph and further devastated the Gulf Coast.