CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
H.Res. 1297 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced Rep. Betsy Markey (D-CO) on April 22, 2010.
H.Res. 1297 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Supports the goals and ideals of American Craft Beer Week, as founded by the Brewers Association;
• "Recognizes the significant contributions of craft brewers to the economy of the United States; and
• "Encourages beer-lovers of the United States to celebrate American Craft Beer Week through events at microbreweries, brewpubs, and beer stores across the United States to appreciate the accomplishments of craft brewers."
According to the resolution's findings, American Craft Beer Week is celebrated from May 17 to May 23.