H.Res. 719: Commending Russ Meyer on his induction into the National Aviation Hall of Fame

H.Res. 719

Commending Russ Meyer on his induction into the National Aviation Hall of Fame

Date
October 14, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 719 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, October 14, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Todd Tiahrt (R-KS) on July 31, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 719 would resolve that the Congress:
• "Commends Russ Meyer for being inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame;
• "Recognizes the achievements of Russ Meyer during his lifetime of service to the aviation industry; and
• "Directs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to transmit a copy of this resolution to Russ Meyer."

Background

According to the resolution's findings, the leadership of Russ Meyer, former chairman and chief executive officer of Cessna Aircraft Company and a leading proponent of general aviation, had a dramatic impact on the continued growth of the aviation industry in Kansas and throughout the United States.