H.CON.RES.31: Honoring the Mare Island Original 21ers for their efforts to remedy racial discrimination in employment at Mare Island Naval Shipyard.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced Jan. 12, 2007
  • Latest Major Action Jan. 18, 2007

Bill Summary

Recognizes: (1) the historic accomplishments of the Mare Island Original 21ers in combating employment discrimination against African-American shipyard workers; (2) the importance of the Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity as a forerunner to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC); and (3) the importance of title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Mr. Miller, George 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. 31.
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.
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 416 - 0 (Roll no. 27).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Jan. 12, 2007

Introduced in the House by George Miller (D-Calif.)

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