CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
H.Res. 670 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, September 22, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The resolution was introduced by Rep. Charles Dent (R-PA) on July 22, 2009.
H.Res. 670 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Congratulates and salutes the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary for celebrating its 75th anniversary;
• "Commends the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary for its contributions to the preservation of wildlife, especially birds of prey, and the native ecology of the Appalachian Mountains and eastern Pennsylvania; and
• "Commends the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary for its dedication to educating the public and the international community about wildlife conservation."
According to the resolution's findings, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary is a year-round wildlife sanctuary that introduces students and visitors to the natural beauty of the central Appalachian Mountains of eastern Pennsylvania.