H.Con.Res. 160: Honoring the American Kennel Club on its 125th anniversary

H.Con.Res. 160

Honoring the American Kennel Club on its 125th anniversary

Sponsor
Rep. David E. Price

Date
December 14, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Con.Res. 160 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Monday, December 14, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. David E. Price (D-NC) on June 26, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.Con.Res. 160 would resolve that the Congress honors the American Kennel Club for its service to dog owners and the United States public, and congratulates the American Kennel Club on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.

Background

According to the resolution's findings, the American Kennel Club (AKC), headquartered in New York City, with an operations center in Raleigh, North Carolina, was founded in 1884, operates the world's largest registry of purebred dogs.