H.Res.340 - In support of baseball as the pastime of the United States and condemning racial slurs.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13] (Introduced 05/18/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/18/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.340 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/18/2017)
Declares that the House of Representatives: (1) opposes the use of any derogatory words, racial slurs, or other racially or ethnically insensitive acts at professional baseball games; and (2) condemns the history of racially motivated taunting at Fenway Park and in Major League Baseball.
Commends: (1) the Boston Red Sox management for their quick action and denunciation of the incident at Fenway Park on May 1, 2017, involving individuals directing racial slurs and derogatory remarks at other fans and players; and (2) Major League Baseball for its denunciation of racial slurs and hateful acts.