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107th CONGRESS
  2d Session
S. J. RES. 49

         Recognizing the contributions of Patsy Takemoto Mink.


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                   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

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                            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'.''.
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