Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed House amended (06/15/2009)

Mourns the loss of life and expresses condolences to the families of those killed and injured in the earthquake that struck the Abruzzo region of Italy.

Applauds the response of Italian rescue workers.

Recognizes the deep ties between the United States and Italy and expresses continued solidarity with the people of Italy during this time of crisis.

Supports President Obama's offer of U.S. assistance to Italy in response to this event.

Urges the people of the United States to support humanitarian aid agencies working to assist the people of Italy in this time of need.

Commends the many U.S. organizations, including the National Italian-American Foundation, working to demonstrate support with the Italian people and raising funds to provide needed help.

Expresses gratitude to the people of the United States who have supported those humanitarian aid agencies working to assist the people of Italy in this time of need.