H.Res. 942 (110th): Recognizing the significance of Black History Month.

Jan 28, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Al Green
Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district
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Feb 06, 2008
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This simple resolution was agreed to on February 6, 2008. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Introduced Jan 28, 2008
Referred to Committee Jan 28, 2008
Reported by Committee Jan 29, 2008
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Feb 06, 2008

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree
Feb 06, 2008 7:02 p.m.
Passed 367/0

58 cosponsors (56D, 2R) (show)

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2/6/2008--Passed House without amendment.
Recognizes the significance of Black History Month as an important time to recognize the contributions of African-Americans in the nation's history.
Encourages the continued celebration of this month to provide an opportunity for all peoples of the United States to learn more about the past and to better understand the experiences that have shaped the nation.
Recognizes that the ethnic and racial diversity of the United States enriches and strengthens the nation.

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