H.Res. 1462 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, June 30, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Connie Mack (R-FL) on June 22, 2010.
H.Res. 1462 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
- “Mourns the loss of life and expresses solidarity with all people affected by Tropical Storm Agatha;
- “Commends the brave efforts of the people of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador as they recover from Tropical Storm Agatha;
- “Recognizes the assistance of the international community during the recovery effort in providing relief to the people of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador;
- “Urges the Secretary of State, in coordination with the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), to continue to develop a strategic plan to promote food security and recovery efforts with the goal of mitigating the current and future effects of the recent natural disasters that have devastated Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador.”