CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
H.Res.__ is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, November 16, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) on November 16, 2010.
H.Res.__ would resolve that the House of Representatives:
According to the resolution’s findings, the Chilean Navy used the Phoenix capsule to bring the miners to the surface nearly 69 days after the mine’s initial collapse. On October 13, 2010, all 33 miners were successfully rescued, and NASA’s help was instrumental in the historic rescue of all 33 miners.