H.Res.83 - Recognizing the significance of Black History Month.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] (Introduced 01/23/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||02/24/2009 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||02/24/2009 : Passed House|
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- Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
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Summary: H.Res.83 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (02/24/2009)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Recognizes the significance of Black History Month as an important time to recognize the contributions of African-Americans in the nation's history.
Encourages the continued celebration of this month to provide an opportunity for all peoples of the United States to learn more about the past and to better understand the experiences that have shaped the nation.
Recognizes that the ethnic and racial diversity of the United States enriches and strengthens the nation.