S.Res. 626 (112th): A resolution designating April 24, 2014, as “Jan Karski Day”.

Introduced:
Dec 20, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Richard Lugar
Senator from Indiana
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Dec 20, 2012
Length
3 pages
 
Status

This resolution was introduced on December 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Dec 20, 2012
Referred to Committee Dec 20, 2012
 
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12/20/2012--Introduced.
Designates April 24, 2014, as Jan Karski Day.
Recognizes the life and legacy of Dr. Karski and expresses gratitude for his efforts in informing the free world of the atrocities committed by Nazi and totalitarian forces in Poland during World War II.
Applauds the awarding of the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Jan Karski for his efforts during World War II, and in reaffirming the importance of the U.S.-Polish relationship.

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