H.Res. 1251: Recognizing and honoring the United States troops who gave their lives on D-Day at the Battle of Normandy

H.Res. 1251

Recognizing and honoring the United States troops who gave their lives on D-Day at the Battle of Normandy

Sponsor
Rep. Ted Poe

Date
September 14, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1251 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, September 14, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage.  The legislation was introduced by Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) on April 14, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1251 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • “Honors the United States troops who gave their lives in the Battle of Normandy;
  • “Recognizes the 66th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Normandy, France; and
  • “Expresses gratitude to the ‘greatest generation’ of United States soldiers who fearlessly fought for freedom.”

Background

According to the resolution’s findings, June 6, 2010 marked the 66th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Normandy, France.