S.Res.240 - A resolution honoring the United States 1994 World Cup soccer team.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Thurmond, Strom [R-SC] (Introduced 07/11/1994)|
|Latest Action:||07/12/1994 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (All Actions)|
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[Congressional Bills 103th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [S. Res. 240 Agreed to Senate (ATS)] 103d CONGRESS 2d Session S. RES. 240 Honoring the United States 1994 World Cup soccer team. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES July 11, 1994 Mr. Thurmond (for himself, Mr. Grassley, Mr. Helms, Mr. Lautenberg, Mr. DeConcini, Mr. Johnston, Mr. Mathews, Mr. Baucus, Mr. Coverdell, Mr. Wofford, Mr. D'Amato, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Lugar, Mr. Warner, Mr. Smith, Mr. Brown, Mr. Gorton, Mr. Gregg, Mr. Specter, Mr. Packwood, Mr. Burns, Mr. Campbell, Mr. Conrad, Mr. Faircloth, Mr. Ford, Mr. Murkowski, Mr. Kempthorne, Mr. Gramm, Mr. Domenici, Mr. Hatfield, Mr. Bumpers, Mr. Wellstone, Mr. Wallop, Mr. Lott, Mr. Biden, Mr. Chafee, Mr. Simon, Mr. Hollings, Mr. Pryor, Mr. Levin, Mr. Rockefeller, Ms. Mikulski, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Dorgan, Mr. Reid, Mr. Mack, Mr. McCain, Mr. McConnell, Ms. Moseley-Braun, Mr. Moynihan, Mr. Heflin, Mrs. Hutchison, Mr. Inouye, Mrs. Kassebaum, Mr. Lieberman, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Danforth, Mr. Durenberger, Mr. Hatch, Mr. Kohl, Mrs. Boxer, Mr. Jeffords, Mr. Bingaman, Mr. Pell, Mr. Harkin, Mr. Metzenbaum, Mr. Nickles, Mr. Roth, Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Coats, Mr. Pressler, and Mr. Bryan) submitted the following resolution; which was ordered held at the desk until the close of business on July 12, 1994 July 12 (legislative day, July 11), 1994 Considered and agreed to _______________________________________________________________________ RESOLUTION Honoring the United States 1994 World Cup soccer team. Whereas soccer is the fastest growing team sport in the United States; Whereas approximately 15,000,000 Americans participate in organized soccer; Whereas both men and women play soccer; Whereas soccer promotes sportsmanship and mutual admiration based on the talents, skills and determination of the players, regardless of a person's race, gender, sex, national origin, or socioeconomic background; Whereas the United States is the host country of the 1994 World Cup soccer tournament; Whereas approximately 31,000,000,000 people in the world will view the 1994 52- game World Cup soccer tournament; Whereas the United States qualified for the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup in 1930, 1934, 1950, 1990, and 1994; Whereas, in 1991, the United States women's soccer team made history by winning the inaugural Federation Internationale de Football Association Women's World Championship in China; Whereas Tony Meola, Mike Lapper, Mike Burns, Cle Kooiman, Thomas Dooley, John Harkes, Hugo Perez, Ernie Stewart, Tab Ramos, Roy Wegerle, Eric Wynalda, Juergen Sommer, Cobi Jones, Frank Klopas, Joe-Max Moore, Mike Sorber, Marcelo Balboa, Brad Friedel, Claudio Reyna, Paul Caligiuri, Fernando Clavijo, and Alexi Lalas are members of the United States 1994 World Cup soccer team; Whereas Bora Milutinovic is the head coach of the United States 1994 World Cup soccer team; Whereas the United States 1994 World Cup soccer team staff consists of general manager Bill Nuttall, assistant coach Timo Liekoski, assistant coach Steve Sampson, assistant coach Sigi Schmid, goalkeeping coach Milutin Soskic, team administrator Renato Capobianco, press officer Dean Linke, trainer Ander Rudawsky, assistant trainer Hughie O'Malley, equipment manager Brian Fleming, assistant press officer Aaron Heifetz, press liaison Lisa Higgins, and team doctor Bert Mandelbaum, M.D.; and Whereas the United States 1994 World Cup soccer team has represented America honorably and in the best spirit of America: Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the United States Senate commends the United States 1994 World Cup soccer team for its participation and outstanding efforts in the 1994 World Cup soccer tournament. <all>