Text: H.Con.Res.443 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[H. Con. Res. 443 Introduced in House (IH)]







107th CONGRESS
  2d Session
H. CON. RES. 443

 Expressing the sense of Congress supporting the 2002 World Basketball 
      Championship and welcoming the 16 national teams competing.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             July 17, 2002

   Ms. Carson of Indiana (for herself, Mr. Visclosky, Mr. Pence, Mr. 
 Roemer, Mr. Souder, Mr. Buyer, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Kerns, Mr. 
     Hostettler, and Mr. Hill) submitted the following concurrent 
   resolution; which was referred to the Committee on International 
                               Relations

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                         CONCURRENT RESOLUTION


 
 Expressing the sense of Congress supporting the 2002 World Basketball 
      Championship and welcoming the 16 national teams competing.

Whereas the 2002 World Basketball Championship will be held from August 29, 
        2002, through September 8, 2002, in Indianapolis, Indiana;
Whereas 2002 marks the first time in the 50 year history of the World Basketball 
        Championship it will be held in the United States;
Whereas 16 national teams will be competing as part of the 62 game, 11 day 
        event;
Whereas the 2002 World Basketball Championship is expected to draw between 
        150,000 and 175,000 basketball fans from throughout the United States 
        and foreign nations; and
Whereas international sporting events such as the 2002 World Basketball 
        Championship play an important role in continuing to foster positive 
        international relationships and friendships between participating teams 
        and fans: Now, therefore, be it
    Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), 
That the Congress--
            (1) supports the 2002 World Basketball Championship to be 
        held in Indianapolis, Indiana; and
            (2) welcomes the participating teams from Algeria, Angola, 
        Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, Lebanon, New 
        Zealand, Puerto Rico, Russia, Spain, Turkey, Venezuela, and 
        Yugoslavia.
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