Summary: H.Res.992 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/04/2020)

This resolution condemns racism and invidious discrimination as evil and antithetical to the U.S. Constitution and declares unconditional war on racism and invidious discrimination in America.

The resolution declares that the House of Representatives shall pass legislation establishing a Cabinet-level Department of Reconciliation.

The department shall be charged with ending racism and invidious discrimination, developing and coordinating the implementation of a comprehensive national strategy to eliminate racism and invidious discrimination, with a budget the equivalent of at least 10% of the Defense Department's budget. The department shall be headed by a Secretary of Reconciliation, who shall make semi-annual progress reports to Congress.