S.J.Res.49 - A joint resolution recognizing the contributions of Patsy Takemoto Mink.107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Akaka, Daniel K. [D-HI] (Introduced 10/08/2002)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/08/2002 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S10130) (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.J.Res. 113, which became Public Law 107-255 on 10/29/2002.|
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[Congressional Bills 107th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [S.J. Res. 49 Introduced in Senate (IS)] 107th CONGRESS 2d Session S. J. RES. 49 Recognizing the contributions of Patsy Takemoto Mink. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES October 8, 2002 Mr. Akaka (for himself, Mr. Inouye, Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Reed, Ms. Mikulski, Mr. Wellstone, Mr. Jeffords, Mr. Edwards, Mr. Bingaman, Mr. Dodd, Mrs. Clinton, Mr. Lieberman, Mr. Kerry, Mr. Torricelli, and Mrs. Boxer) introduced the following joint resolution; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions _______________________________________________________________________ JOINT RESOLUTION Recognizing the contributions of Patsy Takemoto Mink. Whereas Patsy Takemoto Mink was one of the Nation'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 the Nation; 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 the Nation; Whereas Patsy Takemoto Mink had 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 of the Nation's daughters: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. PATSY TAKEMOTO MINK EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN EDUCATION ACT. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following: ``SEC. 910. SHORT TITLE. ``This title may be cited as the `Patsy Takemoto Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act'.''. <all>