CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
H.Res. 159 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Monday, November 2, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Paul Hodes (D-NH) February 11, 2009.
H.Res. 159 would resolve that the House of Representatives honors the New Hampshire State Senate for becoming the 1st statewide legislative body with a majority of women in the United States.
According to the resolution findings, the New Hampshire State Senate was comprised of 13 women and 11 men for the legislative session beginning on December 3, 2008.