S.Res.508 - A resolution recognizing the teams and players of Negro League Baseball for their achievements, dedication, sacrifices, and contributions to baseball and the Nation.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Blunt, Roy [R-MO] (Introduced 06/26/2012)|
|Latest Action:||06/26/2012 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4642-4644; text as passed Senate: CR S4643; text of measure as introduced: CR S4639-4640) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.508 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (06/26/2012)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Honors the teams and players of Negro League Baseball for their contributions to baseball and the nation.
Expresses support for the designation of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Missouri, as America's National Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Commends the Museum's efforts to recognize and preserve the history of the Negro Leagues and the impact of segregation on the nation.
Encourages present and future generations to understand the important issues surrounding the Negro Leagues, the role of the Negro Leagues in shaping Major League Baseball and the nation, and how the sacrifices of Negro League players helped establish baseball as a national pastime.