H.Res.540 - Expressing condolences to the families, friends, and loved ones of the victims of the catastrophic explosion at the ConAgra Foods plant in Garner, North Carolina, and for other purposes.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Etheridge, Bob [D-NC-2] (Introduced 06/12/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||06/15/2009 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.Res.540 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (06/15/2009)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Expresses condolences to the families, friends, and loved ones of the victims of the explosion at the ConAgra Foods plant in Garner, North Carolina.
Honors Barbara McLean Spears, Louis Junior Watson, and Rachel Mae Poston Pulley, who lost their lives in the explosion, and the 40 others who were injured.
Commends the heroic actions of the Garner Police and Fire Departments, the quick response of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and all other first responders, emergency services personnel, and private citizens who responded to the crisis.