Text: S.Res.233 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (07/30/2009)

1st Session
S. RES. 233

Commending Russ Meyer on his induction into the National Aviation Hall of Fame.


July 30, 2009

Mr. Brownback submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


Commending Russ Meyer on his induction into the National Aviation Hall of Fame.

    Whereas the leadership of Russ Meyer, former chairman and chief executive officer of Cessna Aircraft Company and a leading proponent of general aviation, has had a dramatic impact on the continued growth of the aviation industry in Kansas and throughout the United States;

    Whereas Russ Meyer was one of the principal architects of the General Aviation Revitalization Act of 1994 (Public Law 103–298; 108 Stat. 1552);

    Whereas Russ Meyer was instrumental in the development of the “Be A Pilot Program”, which has resulted in tens of thousands of new pilots and contributed more than $200,000,000 to the United States economy through general aviation operations;

    Whereas Russ Meyer was the originator of the Citation Special Olympics Airlift, in which hundreds of owners of Citation aircrafts transport athletes from around the country to the Special Olympics National Games; and

    Whereas Russ Meyer will join fellow residents of Kansas Olive Beech and Walter Beech, Lloyd Stearman, Clyde Cessna, Amelia Earhart, and Joe Engle in the National Aviation Hall of Fame: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the Senate—

(1) commends Russ Meyer for being inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame;

(2) recognizes the achievements of Russ Meyer during his lifetime of service to the aviation industry; and

(3) directs the Secretary of the Senate to transmit a copy of this resolution to Russ Meyer.