H.Res.932 - Expressing support for honoring the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and for other purposes.116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4] (Introduced 04/21/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/21/2020 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.932 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/21/2020)
This resolution recognizes the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and addresses environmental challenges.
It urges (1) the President to issue a proclamation recognizing the anniversary; and (2) governments and people to continue building upon the Paris Agreement and other efforts to ensure that future generations inherit a livable, sustainable, and ecologically rich planet.
The resolution reaffirms that immediate action is needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to protect our planet, public health, and overall well-being of all people and wildlife.
In addition, it encourages the American people to mark Earth Day by working to address environmental challenges, educate others about the need for year-round action, and honor the stewardship ethic for which Senator Gaylord Nelson stood.