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Public Law No: 107-255 (10/29/2002)

[107th Congress Public Law 255]
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Public Law 107-255
107th Congress

                            Joint Resolution

 Recognizing the contributions of Patsy Takemoto Mink. <<NOTE: Oct. 29, 
                       2002 -  [H.J. Res. 113]>> 

Whereas Patsy Takemoto Mink was one of the country's leading voices for 
    women's rights, civil rights, and working families and was devoted 
    to raising living standards and providing economic and educational 
    opportunity to all Americans;

Whereas Patsy Takemoto Mink was a passionate and persistent fighter 
    against economic and social injustices in Hawaii and across America;

Whereas Patsy Takemoto Mink was one of the first women of color to win 
    national office in 1964 and opened doors of opportunity to millions 
    of women and people of color across America;

Whereas Patsy Takemoto Mink won unprecedented legislative 
    accomplishments on issues affecting women's health, children, 
    students, and working families; and

Whereas Patsy Takemoto Mink's heroic, visionary, and tireless leadership 
    to win the landmark passage of title IX of the Education Amendments 
    of 1972 opened doors to women's academic and athletic achievements 
    and redefined what is possible for a generation of women and for 
    future generations our Nation's daughters: Now, therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 
States of America in <<NOTE: Short title. 20 USC 1681 note.>> Congress 
assembled, That title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. 
1681 et seq.; Public Law 92-318) may be cited as the ``Patsy Takemoto 
Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act''.

    Approved October 29, 2002.


            Oct. 7, 9, considered and passed House.
            Oct. 10, considered and passed Senate.


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