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S.RES.129: A resolution recognizing the significance of May 2013 as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about civil rights and liberties, minority issues
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Sponsor Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii
Total Cosponsors 7 (6 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced May 6, 2013
Latest Major Action May 23, 2013
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Bill Summary

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Recognizes the significance of May 2013 as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States.

Recognizes that the Asian American and Pacific Islander community enhances the rich diversity of the United States.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 23, 2013 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S3878)
May 23, 2013 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S3878)
May 23, 2013 Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
May 6, 2013 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3096-3097)