H.RES.668: Recognizing the 50th anniversary of the September 25, 1957, desegregation of Little Rock Central High School by the Little Rock Nine.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about education
  • Introduced Sept. 20, 2007
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 24, 2007

Bill Summary

Acknowledges and commemorates the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School by the Little Rock Nine. Encourages all Americans, upon this 50th anniversary, to recognize the historic contributions of the Little Rock Nine, who not only secured integration for Little Rock Central High School, but hundreds of thousands of schools across the country. Commits the House of Representatives, in the wake of recent...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Mr. Conyers 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. 668.
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): 387 - 0 (Roll no. 892).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 20, 2007

Introduced in the House by John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.)

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