Summary: S.Res.198 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (07/27/2005)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Declares August 31, 2005, to be Solidarity Day in the United States to recognize the 25th anniversary of the establishment in Poland of the Solidarity Trade Union.

Honors the people of Poland who risked their lives to restore liberty in Poland and to return Poland to the democratic community of nations.

Calls on the people of the United States to remember the struggle and sacrifice of the people of Poland and that the results of that struggle contributed to the fall of communism and the ultimate end of the Cold War.