H.Res. 1388: Supporting the goals and ideals of National Hurricane Preparedness Week

H.Res. 1388

Supporting the goals and ideals of National Hurricane Preparedness Week

Date
June 22, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1388 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) on May 24, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1388 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • “Supports the goals and ideals of National Hurricane Preparedness Week;
  • “Encourages the staff of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, especially the National Weather Service and the National Hurricane Center, and other appropriate Federal agencies, to continue their outstanding work of educating people in the United States about hurricane preparedness; and
  • “Urges the people of the United States to recognize such a week as an opportunity to learn more about the work of the National Hurricane Center in forecasting hurricanes and educating citizens about the potential risks of the storms.”

Background

According to the resolution's findings, National Hurricane Preparedness Week was the week of May 23 through 29, 2010.