H.Res.1063 - Paying tribute to the Reverend Waitstill Sharp and Martha Sharp for their recognition by the Yad Vashem Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority as Righteous Among the Nations for their heroic efforts to save Jews during the Holocaust.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Introduced 09/29/2006)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||10/12/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Operations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.1063 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/29/2006)
Recognizes the Reverend Waitstill Sharp and Martha Sharp as genuine American heroes, and pays tribute to them as their names are added to the Wall of Rescuers in the permanent exhibition of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum on September 14, 2006.
Commends the organization founded to support the Sharps' work, the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, for its efforts to rescue Jews and opponents of the Nazi regime in Europe and for carrying on the Sharps' legacy by working to save the lives of the people of Darfur, Sudan, and to protect human rights worldwide.