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Text of Honoring Henry Reuss, former United States Representative from Wisconsin, and extending the condolences of Congress on his death.

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This resolution was introduced on February 7, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Feb 7, 2002 (Introduced).

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HCON 319 IH

107th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. CON. RES. 319

Honoring Henry Reuss, former United States Representative from Wisconsin, and extending the condolences of Congress on his death.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 7, 2002

Mr. BARRETT of Wisconsin (for himself, Mr. OBEY, Mr. KLECZKA, Mr. PETRI, Mr. KIND, Mr. SENSENBRENNER, Ms. BALDWIN, Mr. GREEN of Wisconsin, and Mr. RYAN of Wisconsin) submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration


CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Honoring Henry Reuss, former United States Representative from Wisconsin, and extending the condolences of Congress on his death.

Whereas Henry Reuss served as a Member of the United States House of Representatives from 1955 to 1983, becoming one of the leading authorities in Congress on banking and monetary policy;

Whereas Henry Reuss served as chairman of the Committee on Banking, Currency, and Housing of the House of Representatives from 1975 to 1977 and as chairman of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs of the House of Representatives from 1977 to 1980;

Whereas Henry Reuss was a strong supporter of conservation, civil rights, and improving the economic status of women;

Whereas Henry Reuss was an early proponent of establishing the Peace Corps;

Whereas Henry Reuss represented the people of the north side of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Congress for nearly 3 decades; and

Whereas Henry Reuss believed that the Government should be open, honest, and accountable, as demonstrated by his statement that ‘there is no defect of democracy which more democracy cannot cure’: Now, therefore, be it

    Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That Congress--

      (1) has learned with profound sorrow of the death of the Honorable Henry Reuss;

      (2) extends its condolences to the Reuss family, especially to his wife Margaret; and

      (3) expresses its profound gratitude to the Honorable Henry Reuss and his family for the service that he rendered to the United States.

    SEC. 2. The Clerk of the House of Representatives shall transmit an enrolled copy of this resolution to the family of the Honorable Henry Reuss.