H.Res.1479 - Supporting the United States Paralympics, honoring the Paralympic athletes, and for other purposes.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lance, Leonard [R-NJ-7] (Introduced 06/25/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||09/30/2010 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
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- Sports and Recreation
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Text: H.Res.1479 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Engrossed in House (09/30/2010)
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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [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.