H.Res. 1368: Supporting the goals of National Dairy Month

H.Res. 1368

Supporting the goals of National Dairy Month

Sponsor
Rep. Joe Courtney

Date
June 15, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1368 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Monday, June 14, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT) on May 18, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1368 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Supports the goals of National Dairy Month;
• "Encourages States and local governments to observe National Dairy Month with appropriate activities and events that promote the dairy industry;
• "Recognizes the important role that the dairy industry has played in the economic and nutritional well-being of Americans;
• "Commends dairy farmers for their continued hard work and commitment to the United States economy and to the preservation of open space; and
• "Encourages all Americans to show their continued support for the dairy industry and dairy farmers."

Background

According to the resolution's findings, since 1939, June has been celebrated as National Dairy Month.