H.Res. 1328: Honoring the life of William Earnest "Ernie" Harwell

H.Res. 1328

Honoring the life of William Earnest "Ernie" Harwell

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

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1328 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. Thaddeus G. McCotter (R-MI) on May 5, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1328 would resolve that the Congress:
• "Honors the life and legacy of William Earnest "Ernie" Harwell for his significant contributions to Major League Baseball;
• "Expresses profound sorrow at his passing on May 4, 2010; and
• "Expresses sincere condolences to his wife Lulu, and the rest of his family, friends, colleagues, and admirers."


According to the resolution's findings, for 55 years, Ernie Harwell endeared Americans in his broadcast of over 8,400 baseball games.