February 4, 2010 - Issue: Vol. 156, No. 17 — Daily Edition111th Congress (2009 - 2010) - 2nd Session
SENATE RESOLUTION 410--SUPPORTING AND RECOGNIZING THE GOALS AND IDEALS OF ``RV CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION MONTH'' TO COMMEMORATE 100 YEARS OF ENJOYMENT OF RECREATION VEHICLES IN THE UNITED STATES; Congressional Record Vol. 156, No. 17
(Senate - February 04, 2010)
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[Page S501] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] SENATE RESOLUTION 410--SUPPORTING AND RECOGNIZING THE GOALS AND IDEALS OF ``RV CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION MONTH'' TO COMMEMORATE 100 YEARS OF ENJOYMENT OF RECREATION VEHICLES IN THE UNITED STATES Mr. BAYH (for himself and Mr. Lugar) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary: S. Res. 410 Whereas 1910 marks the first year of mass-produced, manufactured, motorized campers and camping trailers; Whereas 1 in 12 households in the United States own a recreation vehicle (referred to in this preamble as an ``RV''), and over 30,000,000 RV enthusiasts take part in this affordable and environmentally friendly form of vacationing; Whereas RV vacations allow families in the United States to build stronger relationships, explore the great outdoors, and take part in healthy activities; Whereas this homegrown industry, including RV manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, and campgrounds, employs hundreds of thousands of people in good-paying jobs across all 50 states; Whereas traveling in an RV offers the freedom, comfort, and flexibility to see all parts of the United States, from historic landmarks and National Parks to local campgrounds and sporting events; and Whereas the 100th anniversary of the introduction of the RV into the marketplace in the United States will be celebrated June 7, 2010, at the RV/MH Hall of Fame in Elkhart, Indiana: Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the Senate-- (1) supports and recognizes the goals and ideals of ``RV Centennial Celebration Month'' to commemorate 100 years of enjoyment of recreation vehicles in the United States; and (2) encourages the people of the United States to celebrate this anniversary by taking part in recreation vehicle vacations. ____________________