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

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[H. Res. 1479 Engrossed in House (EH)]

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 
        disability;
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 
        Columbia;
            (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.
            Attest:

                                                                          Clerk.