H.Res. 1062: Recognizing the Coast Guard Group Astoria's more than 60 years of service to the Pacific Northwest

H.Res. 1062

Recognizing the Coast Guard Group Astoria's more than 60 years of service to the Pacific Northwest

Date
April 14, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1062 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, April 14, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. David Wu (D-OR) on February 3, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1062 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Recognizes the Coast Guard Group Astoria's more than 60 years of service to the Pacific Northwest;
• "Honors the brave men and women of Coast Guard Group Astoria who risk their lives daily to ensure the safety and security of the people of the Pacific Northwest; and
• "Directs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make available enrolled copies of this resolution to Coast Guard Group Astoria for appropriate display."

Background

According to the resolution's findings, during the December 2007 Pacific Northwest winter storm, Coast Guard Air Station Astoria helicopter crews flew 28 sorties to rescue and save 136 persons as winds exceeded 130 knots.