Text: H.Res.1479 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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H. Res. 1479

                In the House of Representatives, U. S.,

                    September 30 (legislative day, September 29), 2010.
Whereas today there are more than 21 million Americans with a physical 
Whereas in the past few years thousands of military personnel have sustained 
        serious injuries during active duty;
Whereas research shows that daily physical activity enhances self-esteem and 
        peer relationships, and results in increased achievement, better overall 
        health, and a higher quality of life;
Whereas United States Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic 
        Committee, is dedicated to becoming the world leader in the Paralympic 
        sports movement, and promoting excellence in the lives of people with 
        physical disabilities;
Whereas since its formation in 2001, United States Paralympics has been 
        inspiring Americans to achieve their dreams;
Whereas United States Paralympics makes a difference in the lives of thousands 
        of individuals with a physical disability every day;
Whereas United States Paralympic athletes have been competing in the Paralympic 
        Games since 1960;
Whereas the athletes in the Paralympic Games are the very best at their sports, 
        devote countless hours to training, and receive support from their 
        families, schools, and communities;
Whereas the United States Paralympics Team brought home a total of 13 medals, 
        including 4 gold medals, from the 2010 Paralympic Winter games in 
        Vancouver; and
Whereas the United States Paralympics Team won gold medals in Ice Hockey (Ice 
        Sledge Hockey), Women's Super Combined (Sitting), Women's Downhill 
        (Sitting), and Women's Giant Slalom (Sitting): Now, therefore, be it
    Resolved, That the United States House of Representatives--
            (1) supports the work of the United States Paralympics;
            (2) congratulates all of the United States Paralympics Team medal 
        winners from the 2010 Winter Paralympic Games in Vancouver, British 
            (3) honors all of the Paralympic athletes for their contributions to 
        the games; and
            (4) recognizes the contributions of the athletes' families, schools, 
        and communities to the Paralympic Games, and the United States Team.