CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
H.Res. 1074 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, February 23, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced Rep. Mary Jo Kilroy (D-OH) on February 4, 2010.
H.Res. 1074 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
According to the resolution's findings, Miep Gies agreed without hesitation to hide and assist the Frank family to avoid Jewish persecution at the hands of Nazi Germany. Miep Gies helped hide and sustain the Frank family, along with Hermann and Auguste Van Pels, their son Peter, and later Fritz Pfeffer, for two years bringing them food, supplies, and writing supplies for Anne.