H.Res. XX: Recognizing and honoring the National Guard on the occasion of its 374th anniversary

H.Res. XX

Recognizing and honoring the National Guard on the occasion of its 374th anniversary

Sponsor
Rep. Bob Latta

Date
November 30, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. __ is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage.  The legislation was introduced by Rep. Robert Latta (R-OH) on November 30, 2010.

Bill Summary

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

  • “Thanks the members of the National Guard for their service in response to the attacks on September 11, 2001, and their continuing role in homeland security and military operations;
  • “Supports providing the National Guard with the necessary resources to ensure its readiness;
  • “Expresses its condolences and gratitude to the families of those members of the National Guard who have lost their lives through their dedication and commitment to the freedom and security of the United States while serving in the National Guard; and
  • “Honors and supports the compassionate, courageous, and dedicated members of the National Guard who serve a critical role in protecting the United States and its citizens’ freedoms and treasured liberties.”

Background

According to the resolution’s findings, since the attacks on September 11, 2001, hundreds of thousands of members of the Army and Air National Guard have been called upon by their States and the federal government to provide security at home and combat terrorism abroad.