H.J.Res. 62 (110th): Native American Heritage Day Act of 2008

Introduced:
Nov 13, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 110-370.
Sponsor
Joe Baca
Representative for California's 43rd congressional district
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Sep 28, 2008
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 20 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 10, 2009

H.R. 3585 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 19, 2007

 
Status

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 8, 2008.

Progress
Introduced Nov 13, 2007
Referred to Committee Nov 13, 2007
Passed House Nov 13, 2007
Passed Senate with Changes Sep 22, 2008
House Agreed to Changes Sep 26, 2008
Signed by the President Oct 08, 2008
 
Full Title

To honor the achievements and contributions of Native Americans to the United States, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
83 cosponsors (78D, 5R) (show)
Committees

House Education and the Workforce

Senate Indian Affairs

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Notes

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10/8/2008--Public Law.
Native American Heritage Day Act of 2008 - Designates Friday, November 28, 2008, as Native American Heritage Day.
Encourages the people of the United States, as well as federal, state, and local governments and interested groups and organizations, to observe such Day with appropriate programs, ceremonies, and activities, including activities relating to: (1) the historical status of Native American tribal governments as well as the present day status of Native Americans; (2) Native American cultures, traditions, and languages; and (3) the rich Native American cultural legacy.

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