SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 43--SUPPORTING THE BID OF LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, TO BRING THE 2024 SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES BACK TO THE UNITED STATES AND PLEDGING THE COOPERATION OF CONGRESS WITH...; Congressional Record Vol. 162, No. 111
(Senate - July 11, 2016)

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  SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 43--SUPPORTING THE BID OF LOS ANGELES, 
 CALIFORNIA, TO BRING THE 2024 SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES BACK TO THE UNITED 
 STATES AND PLEDGING THE COOPERATION OF CONGRESS WITH RESPECT TO THAT 
                                  BID

  Mrs. FEINSTEIN (for herself, Mr. Isakson, Mrs. Boxer, Mr. Bennet, Mr. 
Thune, Mr. Nelson, Mr. Gardner, Ms. Klobuchar, and Mr. Blumenthal) 
submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to 
the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation:

                            S. Con. Res. 43

       Whereas the International Olympic Committee will meet on 
     September 13, 2017, in Lima, Peru, to consider a site for the 
     Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games (in this preamble 
     referred to as the ``Games'') in 2024;
       Whereas the United States Olympic Committee has selected 
     Los Angeles, California, as the candidate of the United 
     States for the 2024 Games;
       Whereas the Games further the cause of world peace and 
     understanding;
       Whereas the country that hosts the Games performs an act of 
     international goodwill;
       Whereas the Games have not been held in the United States 
     since 1996;
       Whereas many of the world-class venues to be used in Los 
     Angeles' 2024 plan for the Games are already built or are 
     planned as permanent facilities; and
       Whereas Los Angeles is positioned to deliver an innovative, 
     fiscally responsible, and sustainable Games: Now, therefore, 
     be it
       Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives 
     concurring), That Congress--
       (1) advises the International Olympic Committee that the 
     United States would welcome the holding of the 2024 Summer 
     Olympic and Paralympic Games in Los Angeles,

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     California, the site designated by the United States Olympic 
     Committee;
       (2) expresses the sincere hope that the United States will 
     be selected as the site for the 2024 Summer Olympic and 
     Paralympic Games and pledges cooperation and support toward 
     the successful fulfillment of those Games in the highest 
     sense of the Olympic tradition; and
       (3) respectfully requests that the Secretary of the Senate 
     transmit an enrolled copy of this resolution to the United 
     States Olympic Committee and to the International Olympic 
     Committee.

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