H.CON.RES.289: Honoring and praising the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on the occasion of its 99th anniversary.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced Feb. 7, 2008
  • Latest Major Action March 5, 2008

Bill Sponsor

Bill Summary

Recognizes the 99th anniversary of the historic founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Honors and praises the NAACP for its work to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of all persons.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 403 - 0 (Roll no. 64).
Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Mr. Cohen moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 289.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 7, 2008

Introduced in the House by Al Green (D-Texas)

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