H.Res. 1189: Commending Lance Mackey on winning a record 4th straight Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

H.Res. 1189

Commending Lance Mackey on winning a record 4th straight Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

Sponsor
Rep.

Date
May 25, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

H.Res. 1189 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, May 25, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Don Young (R-AK) on March 17, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1189 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • "Commends Lance Mackey on his record-breaking 4th consecutive Iditarod victory during the 2010 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race;
  • "Applauds each and every musher who was courageous enough to compete in the 2010 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race;
  • "Expresses appreciation to all volunteers and staff who help make this great Alaskan race possible each and every year.

 

Background

The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, which has been called the "Last Great Race on Earth", is a grueling 1,150-mile dog sled race across Alaska.