H.Res. 1639: Recognizing the contributions of the National Waterways Conference on the occasion of its 50th anniversary, and for other purposes.

H.Res. 1639

Recognizing the contributions of the National Waterways Conference on the occasion of its 50th anniversary, and for other purposes.

Date
September 28, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

H.Res. 1639 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, September 28, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Phil Hare (D-IL) on June 29, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1639 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • “Recognizes the value of the Corps of Engineers and its civil works mission to the economic prosperity and sustainable environmental health of the Nation;
  • “Recognizes the contributions of the National Waterways Conference in the formulation of the Nation's water resources-related policies and programs for the Corps' civil works mission and its advocacy for continued and increased investment in meeting the water resource needs of the Nation; and
  • “Commends the National Waterways Conference on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.”