H.Con.Res.384 - Recognizing the Boy Scouts of America for the public service it performs through its contributions to the lives of the Nation's boys and young men.106th Congress (1999-2000)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Buyer, Steve [R-IN-5] (Introduced 07/27/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/08/2000 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (07/27/2000)
[Congressional Bills 106th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H. Con. Res. 384 Introduced in House (IH)] 106th CONGRESS 2d Session H. CON. RES. 384 Recognizing the Boy Scouts of America for the public service it performs through its contributions to the lives of the Nation's boys and young men. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES July 27, 2000 Mr. Buyer submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary _______________________________________________________________________ CONCURRENT RESOLUTION Recognizing the Boy Scouts of America for the public service it performs through its contributions to the lives of the Nation's boys and young men. Whereas scouting is the largest voluntary youth movement in the world, with a membership totaling more than 25 million; Whereas the Boy Scouts of America is an organization that was incorporated on February 8, 1910, and recognized by Federal charter on June 15, 1916, to provide an educational program for boys and young men to build character, train in the responsibilities of participatory citizenship, and develop personal fitness; Whereas the Boy Scouts of America teaches the core values of duty to God and country, personal honor, respect for the beliefs of others, volunteerism, and interdependence with the environment, principles which are conducive to good character, citizenship, and health; Whereas the Boy Scouts of America is a model for inclusiveness, with 6 million boys and young men from every ethnic, religious, and economic background, including those with disabilities and special needs, participating in scouting programs across the United States; Whereas the Supreme Court has ruled that the Boy Scouts of America, as a private, voluntary, nonbusiness organization, has the right to set its own standards for membership and leadership; and Whereas by promoting and fostering those qualities in America's youth which form the strong foundation of this Nation, the Boy Scouts of America has made a contribution of immeasurable value to the welfare of the entire Nation: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That Congress recognizes the Boy Scouts of America and expresses appreciation for the public service it performs through its contributions to the lives of the Nation's boys and young men. <all>