H.J.Res.15 - Designating the square dance as the national folk dance of the United States.107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Saxton, Jim [R-NJ-3] (Introduced 02/08/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/13/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Civil Service and Agency Organization. (All Actions)|
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[Congressional Bills 107th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.J. Res. 15 Introduced in House (IH)] 107th CONGRESS 1st Session H. J. RES. 15 Designating the square dance as the national folk dance of the United States. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES February 8, 2001 Mr. Saxton introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Government Reform _______________________________________________________________________ JOINT RESOLUTION Designating the square dance as the national folk dance of the United States. Whereas square dancing has been a popular tradition in America since early colonial days; Whereas square dancing has attained a revered status as part of the folklore of this Nation; Whereas square dancing is a joyful expression of the vibrant spirit of the people of the United States; Whereas square dancing promotes the practice of good manners and proper etiquette; Whereas square dancing is a traditional form of family recreation that fosters family unity, a basic strength of this Nation; Whereas square dancing embodies democratic principles by dissolving arbitrary social distinctions among its participants; and Whereas it is fitting that the square dance be added to the array of symbols of our national character and pride: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the square dance is designated the national folk dance of the United States. <all>