H.J.Res. 94: Recognizing the 20th anniversary of the outbreak of the Gulf War and reaffirming the commitment of the United States towards Gulf War veterans.

H.J.Res. 94

Recognizing the 20th anniversary of the outbreak of the Gulf War and reaffirming the commitment of the United States towards Gulf War veterans.

Sponsor
Rep. Michael H. Michaud

Date
November 17, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

H.J.Res. 94 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, November 17, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Michael Michaud (D-ME) on July 22, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.J.Res. 94 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • “Recognizes the historical importance of the 20th anniversary of the outbreak of the Gulf War, which began on August 2, 1990;
  • “Honors the noble service and sacrifice of the United States Armed Forces and the armed forces of allied countries that served in the Persian Gulf since 1990 to the present;
  • “Encourages all Americans to participate in commemorative activities to pay solemn tribute to, and to never forget, the veterans of the Gulf War;
  • “Calls upon the President to issue a proclamation recognizing the 20th anniversary of the Gulf War; and
  • “Reaffirms the commitment of the United States to its alliance with the Republic of Kuwait for the betterment of peace and prosperity in the Persian Gulf region.”