Summary: H.Res.849 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.Res.849. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/08/2016)

Declares that the House of Representatives:

  • mourns the loss of life and expresses condolences to the families of those killed and injured in the earthquake in Italy on August 24, 2016,
  • recognizes the deep ties between the United States and Italy and expresses continued solidarity with the people of Italy during this time of crisis,
  • applauds the courageous actions of the first responders and volunteers, and
  • supports President Obama's offer of assistance to Italy.

Commends the many U.S. organizations, including the National Italian-American Foundation, supporting the Italian people and raising funds to aid in the rebuilding and relief efforts.

Expresses gratitude to the people of the United States who have generously supported humanitarian aid agencies working to assist the people of Italy.