H.Res. 1103: Celebrating the life of Sam Houston on the 217th anniversary of his birth

H.Res. 1103

Celebrating the life of Sam Houston on the 217th anniversary of his birth

Date
April 26, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1103 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Monday, April 26, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Michael T. McCaul (R-TX) on February 24, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1103 would resolve that the House of Representatives recognizes the historical contribution of Sam Houston to the State of Texas and the United States on the 217th anniversary of his birth.

Background

According to the resolution's findings, Sam Houston was born at Timber Ridge Church, near Lexington, Virginia, on March 2, 1793.