H.Res. 1294: Expressing support for the designation of National Explosive Ordnance Disposal Day

H.Res. 1294

Expressing support for the designation of National Explosive Ordnance Disposal Day

Date
May 11, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1294 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, May 11, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite on April 22, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1294 would resolve that the House of Representatives supports the designation of National Explosive Ordnance Disposal Day to honor those who are serving and have served in the noble and self-sacrificing profession of Explosive Ordnance Disposal in the United States Armed Forces.

Background

According to the resolution's findings, the bomb and mine disposal profession was created in April 1941, and the first Saturday in May would be designated National Explosive Ordnance Disposal Day to honor those who are serving and have served in the noble and self-sacrificing profession of Explosive Ordnance Disposal in the United States Armed Forces.