H.Res. 1460: Recognizing the important role pollinators play in supporting the ecosystem and supporting the goals and ideals of National Pollinator Week.

H.Res. 1460

Recognizing the important role pollinators play in supporting the ecosystem and supporting the goals and ideals of National Pollinator Week.

Sponsor
Rep. Alcee L. Hastings

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

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

H.Res. 1460 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) on June 22, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1460 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • “Recognizes the importance of pollinators in agriculture and in maintaining our diverse ecosystem;
  • “Supports the goals and ideals of National Pollinator Week.”

Background

According to the resolution's findings, pollinators are responsible for an estimated 1 out of every 3 bites of food that we eat. The United States Senate designated the last week of June as National Pollinator Week in 2006.