H.Res. XX: Expressing the gratitude of the House of Representatives for the service of M. Pope Barrow, Jr.

H.Res. XX

Expressing the gratitude of the House of Representatives for the service of M. Pope Barrow, Jr.

Sponsor
Rep. John D. Dingell

Date
July 13, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

H.Res. XXX is being considered under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. John Dingell (D-MI) on July 13, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.Res. XXX resolves that the House of Representatives expresses its gratitude to:

•  "M. Pope Barrow, Jr., for his 40 years of service to the House; and

•  "The Office of the Legislative Counsel for its more than 90 years of assistance in the drafting of legislation considered by the House."

 

Background

According to the resolution's findings, M. Pope Barrow has provided over 40 years of service to the House as a member of the Office of the Legislative Counsel. Most recently, he has served as the Legislative Counsel for 12 years.