H.Res. xx: Honoring the lives of the brave and selfless humanitarian aid workers, doctors, and nurses who died in the tragic attack of August 5, 2010, in northern Afghanistan.

H.Res. xx

Honoring the lives of the brave and selfless humanitarian aid workers, doctors, and nurses who died in the tragic attack of August 5, 2010, in northern Afghanistan.

Sponsor
Rep. Joe Pitts

Date
September 28, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
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Floor Situation

H.Res. XX is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, September 28, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA).

Bill Summary

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

  • “Honors the lives of the brave and selfless humanitarian aid workers, doctors, and nurses who died in the tragic attack of August 5, 2010, in northern Afghanistan;
  • “Extends its deepest condolences to the families of the victims;
  • “Strongly condemns those who committed these brutal murders;
  • “Urges the Afghan authorities to do their utmost to bring the perpetrators of this heinous act to justice;
  • “Encourages all parties to respect the neutral status of humanitarian aid workers; and
  • “Commends international humanitarian aid workers for their courageous efforts to save lives and alleviate suffering by providing important services to the Afghan people.”