H.Res. 1428: Recognizing Brooklyn Botanic Garden on its 100th Anniversary

H.Res. 1428

Recognizing Brooklyn Botanic Garden on its 100th Anniversary

Sponsor
Rep. Yvette D. Clarke

Date
November 16, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1428 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, November 16, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage.  The legislation was introduced by Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D-N.Y.) on June 9, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1428 would resolve that the House of Representatives recognizes the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens on its 100th anniversary as the preeminent horticultural attraction in the borough of Brooklyn and for its longstanding commitment to environmental stewardship and education for the City of New York.

Background

According to the resolution’s findings, Brooklyn Botanic Garden opened to the public in 1910.