H.Res. 1439: Congratulating the Chicago Blackhawks on winning the 2010 Stanley Cup Championship

H.Res. 1439

Congratulating the Chicago Blackhawks on winning the 2010 Stanley Cup Championship

Sponsor
Rep. Mike Quigley

Date
June 29, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1439 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Monday, June 28, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage.  The legislation was introduced by Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) on June 14, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1439 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • “Recognizes the Chicago Blackhawks for their long distinguished history, countless contributions to sports, and their many successes as a franchise;
  • “Congratulates the Blackhawks on an amazing season and for winning the 2010 Stanley Cup Championship;
  • “Recognizes the players, coaches, and leadership of the Blackhawks organization; and
  • “Joins with all people in the United States and hockey fans all over the world in celebrating the return of the Stanley Cup to Chicago, Illinois.”

 

Background

In the 2010 Stanley Cup Final series, the Blackhawks held off the Eastern Conference Champion Philadelphia Flyers to win in overtime the Stanley Cup Championship.