Summary: H.Res.1059 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (02/23/2010)

Honors the bravery and dedication of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) supported urban search and rescue teams.

Congratulates U.S. urban search and rescue workers for the lives they helped save in Haiti. Recognizes the contribution of these teams in the lives they directly saved, to the international teams they trained, and to the people of Haiti.

Expresses gratitude to the individuals and organizations that comprise the National Urban Search and Rescue System for their work as first responders to victims of disasters.