Summary: H.Res.340 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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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.