H.Res. 795: Honoring the people of Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and the Flight 93 Ambassadors for their efforts in creating the Flight 93 temporary memorial and encouraging the completion of the National Park Service Flight 93 National Memorial by the 10th anniversary

H.Res. 795

Honoring the people of Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and the Flight 93 Ambassadors for their efforts in creating the Flight 93 temporary memorial and encouraging the completion of the National Park Service Flight 93 National Memorial by the 10th anniversary

Date
October 6, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

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.

Bill Summary

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."

Background

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.