S.Res.579 - A resolution honoring the life of Manute Bol and expressing the condolences of the Senate on his passing.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Brownback, Sam [R-KS] (Introduced 07/13/2010)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 08/05/2010 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.579 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (08/05/2010)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Expresses profound sorrow at the death of Manute Bol and gratitude for Bol's passion and determination in raising awareness of human rights abuses and his dedication to bringing peace to Sudan.
Encourages the NCAA and the NBA to pursue exhibition games with a Sudanese basketball team to increase awareness of the political and humanitarian situation in Sudan, with the proceeds donated toward the construction of reconciliation schools in Sudan.