CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
H.Res. 494 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, December 2, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Larry Kissell (D-NC) on June 2, 2009.
H.Res. 494 would resolve that the House of Representatives recognizes the exemplary service of the soldiers of the 30th Infantry Division of the United States Army during World War II.
According to the resolution's findings, the 30th Infantry Division played a key role in the breakout of the Allied forces from Normandy at St. Lo and the subsequent advance across Northern France.