CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
H.Res. 795 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, October 6, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The resolution was introduced by Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) on October 1, 2009.
H.Res. 795 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Honors the Shanksville, Pennsylvania, community and Flight 93 Ambassadors for
o "Their foresight, dedication, and leadership in protecting the Flight 93 temporary memorial, the preservation and sharing of the heroic story of the brave intervention of the passengers and crew against terrorists; and
o "Their efforts to establish a permanent national memorial to Flight 93; and
• "Encourages the Secretary of the Interior and the National Park Service to complete the Flight 93 National Memorial, as authorized by the Flight 93 National Memorial Act, by the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks."
According to the resolution's findings, on September 11, 2001, the passengers and crew of United Flight 93 courageously gave their lives, thereby thwarting a planned attack on our nation's Capital.