H.Res.1236 - Honoring the coal miners who perished in the Upper Big Branch Mine-South in Raleigh County, West Virginia, extending condolences to their families and recognizing the valiant efforts of emergency response workers at the mine disaster.111th Congress (2009-2010)
Summary: H.Res.1236 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)
Passed House without amendment (04/14/2010)
(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, Raleigh County, West Virginia.
Extends the deepest condolences of the nation to the families of these men.
Recognizes all coal miners for enduring the loss of their coworkers and maintaining courage throughout this ordeal.
Commends the rescue crews for their valiant efforts to find these miners.
Honors the many volunteers who provided support and comfort for the miners' families during the rescue and recovery operations.