H.Res. 340: Expressing sympathy to the victims, families, and friends of the tragic act of violence at the American Civic Association in Binghamton, New York

H.Res. 340

Expressing sympathy to the victims, families, and friends of the tragic act of violence at the American Civic Association in Binghamton, New York

Date
April 28, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Sarah Makin

Floor Situation

H.Res. 340 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House under a motion to suspend the rules on April 28, 2009, requiring a two-thirds vote to pass. This resolution was introduced by Representative Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) on April 21, 2009, and referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which took no further action.

Bill Summary

H. Res. 340 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

• "expresses its heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the April 3, 2009, shooting in Binghamton, New York;

• "conveys its gratitude to the city, county, State, and Federal officials and agencies whose quick and comprehensive response helped save lives and start the long healing process; and

• "honors the American Civic Association for the services it provides to assist people from across the world who seek the American dream."

Background

This resolution honors those who were lost on Friday April 3, 2009, when a gunman entered the American Civic Association in Binghamton, New York.