H.Res. 1284: Supporting the goals and ideals of National Learn to Fly Day, and for other purposes

H.Res. 1284

Supporting the goals and ideals of National Learn to Fly Day, and for other purposes

Date
May 12, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

H.Res. 1284 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Allen Boyd (D-FL) on April 21, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1284 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • "Supports the goals and ideals of National Learn to Fly Day;
  • "Recognizes the contributions of flight instructors, flight schools, aviation groups, and industry in promoting and teaching the Nation's next generation of pilots"

 

Background

The third Saturday in May is an appropriate day to observe National Learn to Fly Day. Since the birth of flight, aviation has had a tremendous impact on the imagination, innovation, and economy of the United States.