H.Res. 1724: Commending the City of Jacksonville, Arkansas, for its outstanding support in creating a unique and lasting partnership with Little Rock Air Force Base, members of the Armed Forces stationed there and their families, and the Air Force

H.Res. 1724

Commending the City of Jacksonville, Arkansas, for its outstanding support in creating a unique and lasting partnership with Little Rock Air Force Base, members of the Armed Forces stationed there and their families, and the Air Force

Date
November 30, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1724 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage.  The legislation was introduced by Rep. Vic Snyder (D-AR) on November 17, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1724 would resolve that the House of Representatives commends the City of Jacksonville, Arkansas, for its outstanding support in creating a unique and lasting partnership with Little Rock Air Force Base, members of the Armed Forces stationed there and their families, and the Air Force.

Background

According to the resolution’s findings, on March 3, 2009, the City of Jacksonville, Arkansas, was awarded the Abilene Trophy, which honors a civilian community for exceptional support of Air Mobility Command base at Little Rock Air Force Base.