H.Res. 792: Honoring Robert Kelly Slater for his outstanding and unprecedented achievements in the world of surfing

H.Res. 792

Honoring Robert Kelly Slater for his outstanding and unprecedented achievements in the world of surfing

Sponsor
Rep. Bill Posey

Date
May 18, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 792 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Bill Posey (R-FL) on October 1, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 792 would resolve that the House of Representatives honors Robert Kelly Slater for his outstanding and unprecedented achievements in the world of surfing and for being an ambassador of the sport and role model for aspiring young surfers in the United States and throughout the world.

Background

According to the resolution's findings, in 1995 and 1998, Kelly Slater won the Triple Crown of Surfing, the Reef Hawaiian Pro at Haleiwa Ali'i Beach Park, the O'Neill World Cup of Surfing at Sunset Beach, and the Billabong Pipeline Masters at the Banzai Pipeline and was inducted into the Surfers Hall of Fame in 2002.