S.Res.487 - A resolution honoring the coal miners who perished in the Upper Big Branch Mine-South in Raleigh County, West Virginia, extending the condolences of the United States Senate to the families of the fallen coal miners, and recognizing the valiant efforts of the emergency response workers.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Byrd, Robert C. [D-WV] (Introduced 04/15/2010)|
|Latest Action:||04/15/2010 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.|
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Summary: S.Res.487 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (04/15/2010)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Recognizes the ultimate sacrifice made by the 29 coal miners lost at the Upper Big Branch Mine-South in Raleigh County, West Virginia.
Extends the deepest condolences of the Senate to the families of the fallen coal miners.
Honors the survivors of the tragedy.
Recognizes all coal miners for enduring the immeasurable loss of co-workers and maintaining courage in the aftermath of the explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine-South.
Commends the valiant efforts of the emergency response workers searching for the missing coal miners.
Honors the many volunteers who provided support and comfort for the missing coal miners' families during the rescue and recovery operations.