H.Res. XX: Honoring the first responders and paying tribute to the victims of the California wildfires

H.Res. XX

Honoring the first responders and paying tribute to the victims of the California wildfires

Sponsor
Rep. Adam B. Schiff

Date
September 10, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Sarah Makin

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. Adam Schiff (D-CA) September 9, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.Res. XXX would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • "offers its deepest sympathy to those servicemen and their families who lost their lives fighting the Station Fire in Southern California;
  • "commends the thousands of firefighters and emergency responders who continue to risk their lives fighting the wildfires throughout California;
  • "expresses condolences to the individuals and families who lost their homes and other property in the wildfires;
  • "extends its appreciation for the ongoing work to protect the communities and businesses that continue to be threatened by fire; and
  • "condemns the acts of arson perpetrated in igniting the Los Angeles County Station Fire."