H.Res. 1099: Recognizing the 65th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima

H.Res. 1099

Recognizing the 65th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima

Sponsor
Rep. Bruce L. Braley

Date
March 20, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

H.Res. 1099 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Saturday, March 20, 2010, under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA) on February 23, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1099 resolves that the House of Representatives:

•  "Recognizes the 65th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima; and

•  "Recognizes and commends the members of the United States Marine Corps and all other members of the United States Armed Forces who participated in the Battle of Iwo Jima for their service and sacrifice, with particular honor and gratitude given to those members of the Armed Forces who gave their lives in defense of the United States and of freedom during the Battle of Iwo Jima."