H.RES.1369: Recognizing the significance of National Caribbean-American Heritage Month.

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Bill Summary

Supports the goals and ideals of Caribbean-American Heritage Month (in the month of June). Affirms that: (1) the contributions of Caribbean-Americans are a significant part of the history, progress, and heritage of the United States; and (2) the ethnic and racial diversity of the United States enriches and strengthens the nation.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
Mr. Davis (IL) 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. 1369.
At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Davis (IL) objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was withdrawn.
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): 410 - 0 (Roll no. 381).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 18, 2010

Introduced in the House by Barbara Lee (D-Calif.)

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