H.CON.RES.297: Recognizing the 60th anniversary of the beginning of the integration of the Armed Forces.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
  • Introduced Feb. 14, 2008
  • Latest Major Action July 15, 2008

Bill Summary

Recognizes the 60th anniversary of President Truman's executive order declaring a policy of equality of treatment and opportunity for all persons in the armed services without regard to race, color, religion, or national origin, thereby beginning the process of ending segregation in the U.S. Armed Forces.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Mr. Courtney moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 297.
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.
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 378 - 0 (Roll no. 488).
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
Feb. 14, 2008

Introduced in the House by Mike D. Rogers (R-Ala.)

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