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S.RES.199: A resolution celebrating the 200th August Quarterly Festival taking place from August 18, 2013, through August 25, 2013, in Wilmington, Delaware.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about civil rights and liberties, minority issues
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Sponsor Christopher A. Coons, D-Del.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced July 25, 2013
Latest Major Action Aug. 1, 2013
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Bill Summary

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Celebrates the 200th August Quarterly Festival taking place from August 18-25 2013 in Wilmington, Delaware.

Recognizes the historical significance of the Festival and the role it has played since 1814 in celebrating faith, community, culture, and freedom.

Honors the life of leadership, faith, and service of Peter Spencer, founder of the African Union Church and of the Festival.

Recognizes the service volunteers and religious leaders who ensure that the legacy of Peter Spencer lives on through the continuation of the Festival.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 1, 2013 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6259)
Aug. 1, 2013 Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6259)
July 25, 2013 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S5970)