H.Res. 670: Congratulating and saluting the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary for celebrating its 75th anniversary

H.Res. 670

Congratulating and saluting the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary for celebrating its 75th anniversary

Date
September 22, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

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.

Bill Summary

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."

Background

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.