H.J.Res.40 - Native American Heritage Day Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Baca, Joe [D-CA-43] (Introduced 03/12/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||06/26/2009 Became Public Law No: 111-33. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.J.Res.40 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 111-33 (06/26/2009)
(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on June 2, 2009. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Native American Heritage Day Act of 2009 - Makes specified findings, including that the Friday immediately succeeding Thanksgiving Day of each year would be an appropriate day to designate as Native American Heritage Day.
Encourages the people of the United States, as well as federal, state, and local governments and interested groups and organizations, to honor Native Americans with appropriate activities to observe Native American Heritage Day, including regarding: (1) the historical status of Native American tribal governments and the present day status of Native Americans; (2) Native American cultures, traditions, and languages; and (3) the rich Native American cultural legacy that all Americans enjoy today.