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...level of artistic scholastic aptitude.

This resolution was introduced on June 17, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 17, 2010 (Introduced).

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IV

111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. RES. 1453

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 17, 2010

(for himself and Mr. Chaffetz) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration

RESOLUTION

Celebrating the 29th Congressional Art Competition and commending the winners of the Competition on achieving a high level of artistic scholastic aptitude.

Whereas the Congressional Art Competition was initiated by Members of the House of Representatives in 1982, led by Congressman Jim Jeffords of Vermont and Congressman Fred Richmond of New York;

Whereas the 29th Congressional Art Competition was hosted in 2010 by Congressman Steve Driehaus of Ohio and Congressman Jason Chaffetz of Utah;

Whereas the Competition is a nationwide annual art competition that allows high school students from all 50 States, the District of Columbia, and United States territories to showcase their artistic ability;

Whereas over 400 offices participated in this year’s Competition, making it the preeminent and most popular artistic event of the second session of this Congress;

Whereas the winning entries submitted from each district’s office are evaluated by an esteemed panel of artistic experts;

Whereas the reception for this year’s Competition reception was held on June 17, 2010;

Whereas the student winners from each district were invited to Washington, DC, and the United States Capitol to celebrate their artistic achievements and participate in the opening of the 2010 Congressional Art Competition exhibit;

Whereas as part of the 2010 Congressional Art Competition reception, Tamara Harkavy, the Director of Artworks Cincinnati, and Robert Marshall, professional artist and former Professor of Art at Brigham Young University, led workshops for the student winners on the exceptional benefits of art; and

Whereas the winning artwork from each district will be displayed proudly for a year in a tunnel leading to the United States Capitol, serving as a welcome to all those who come to Washington, DC, and visit the Capitol, the center of government and our Nation: Now, therefore, be it

That the House of Representatives—

(1)

celebrates the 29th anniversary of the Congressional Art Competition; and

(2)

commends the winners of the Competition on achieving a high level of artistic scholastic aptitude in their respective Congressional District competitions.