H.Res.388 - Acknowledging the contributions and sacrifices of the young men who served as colonists on behalf of the United States in the Federal occupation of the islands of Howland, Baker, Jarvis, Canton, and Enderbury from 1935 through 1942, facilitating the United States claim of jurisdiction over such islands.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Hanabusa, Colleen W. [D-HI-1] (Introduced 08/05/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||09/06/2011 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.|
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Summary: H.Res.388 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/05/2011)
Acknowledges: (1) the accomplishments and sacrifices of the Hui Panala`au colonists and extends appreciation on behalf of the people of the United States, (2) the significance of the seven-year colonization project which resulted in the United States extending sovereignty into the Equatorial Pacific.
Recognizes the accomplishments of the more than 130 young men, the majority of whom were Native Hawaiian, who participated in the Equatorial Pacific colonization project.