H.Res.1059 - Honoring the heroism of the seven United States Agency for International Development, Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, and Federal Emergency Management Agency supported urban search and rescue teams deployed to Haiti from New York City, New York, Fairfax County, Virginia, Los Angeles County, California, the City of Miami, Florida, Miami-Dade County, Florida, and Virginia Beach, Virginia, and commending their dedication and assistance in the aftermath of the January 12, 2010, Haitian earthquake.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McMahon, Michael E. [D-NY-13] (Introduced 02/02/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||02/23/2010 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||02/23/2010 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Res.1059 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.