Summary: S.Res.209 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (07/31/2013)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Recognizes the anniversary of and condemns the shooting on August 5, 2012, at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Condemns hatred and acts of violence towards racial and religious groups. Calls for renewed efforts to end the violence.

Honors the memory of Suveg Singh Khattra, Satwant Singh Kaleka, Ranjit Singh, Sita Singh, Paramjit Kaur, and Prakash Singh, who died in the shooting. Commends the heroism of first responders and members of the community who placed their lives in danger to prevent the death of more innocent people.

Stands with those who plan to gather in Oak Creek on August 2-August 5, 2013, to memorialize the lives lost and to continue healing as a community.