H.Res. 939: Extending condolences to the families of Sergeant Mark Renninger, Officer Tina Griswold, Officer Ronald Owens, and Officer Greg Richards

H.Res. 939

Extending condolences to the families of Sergeant Mark Renninger, Officer Tina Griswold, Officer Ronald Owens, and Officer Greg Richards

Sponsor
Rep. Adam Smith

Date
December 2, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

The House is scheduled to consider H.Res. 939 under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. H.Res. 939 was introduced on November 6, 2009, by Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA).

Bill Summary

H.Res. 939 resolves that the House of Representatives:

•  "Extends its condolences to the families of Sergeant Mark Renninger, Officer Tina Griswold, Officer Ronald Owens, and Officer Greg Richards; and

•  "Stands with the people of Lakewood, Washington, the men and women of the Lakewood Police Department, and members of the law enforcement community as they celebrate the lives and mourn the loss of these four dedicated public servants and law enforcement heroes."

 

Background

According to the resolution's findings, on November 29, 2009, four members of the Lakewood Police Department were slain by gunfire while preparing for their shift in Lakewood, WA.