H.Con.Res. 129: Congratulating the Sailors of the United States Submarine Force upon the completion of 1,000 Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) deterrent patrols

H.Con.Res. 129

Congratulating the Sailors of the United States Submarine Force upon the completion of 1,000 Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) deterrent patrols

Date
December 2, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Con.Res. 129 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, December 2, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Norman D. Dicks (D-WA) on May 20, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.Con.Res. 129 would resolve that the Congress:
• "Congratulates the Sailors of the United States Submarine Force upon the completion of 1,000 Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) deterrent patrols; and
• "Honors and thanks the crews of ballistic missile submarines and their devoted families for their continued dedication and sacrifice."

Background

According to the resolution's findings, the Sailors of the United States Submarine Force recently completed the 1,000th deterrent patrol of the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine (SSBN).