H.RES.1242: Honoring the life, musical accomplishments, and contributions of Louis Jordan on the 100th anniversary of his birth.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about arts, culture, religion
  • Introduced June 5, 2008
  • Latest Major Action June 23, 2008

Bill Sponsor

Bill Cosponsors

64 (62 Democrats, 3 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Honors the life of Louis Jordan on the 100th anniversary of his birth. Recognizes his important contributions to American music as a musician, composer, and entertainer.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Mr. Sarbanes 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. Res. 1242.
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): 348 - 0 (Roll no. 438).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 5, 2008

Introduced in the House by Vic Snyder (D-Ark.)

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