H.Res. 1079: Congratulating the National Football League Champion New Orleans Saints for winning Super Bowl XLIV and for bringing New Orleans its first Lombardi Trophy in franchise history

H.Res. 1079

Congratulating the National Football League Champion New Orleans Saints for winning Super Bowl XLIV and for bringing New Orleans its first Lombardi Trophy in franchise history

Sponsor
Rep. Anh Cao

Date
March 3, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1079 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, March 3, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Anh "Joseph" Cao (R-LA) on February 9, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1079 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Congratulates the New Orleans Saints, the team's coaches and players, and the loyal members of the `Who Dat' Nation on winning Super Bowl XLIV; and
• "Recognizes-
o "The New Orleans Saints as the soul of New Orleans; and
o "The significant contributions made by the team in the recovery efforts of New Orleans, Louisiana, and the Gulf Coast Region."

Background

On February 7, 2010, the New Orleans Saints defeated the Indianapolis Colts by a score of 31 to 17 to win the National Football League (NFL) Championship.