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S.RES.209: A resolution remembering the anniversary of the tragic shooting on August 5, 2012, at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis.
Total Cosponsors 4 (2 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced July 31, 2013
Latest Major Action July 31, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Recognizes the anniversary of and condemns the shooting on August 5, 2012, at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Condemns hatred and acts of violence towards racial and religious groups. Calls for renewed efforts to end the violence.

Honors the memory of Suveg Singh Khattra, Satwant Singh Kaleka, Ranjit Singh, Sita Singh, Paramjit Kaur, and Prakash Singh, who died in the shooting. Commends the heroism of first responders and members of the community who placed their lives in danger to prevent the death of more innocent people.

Stands with those who plan to gather in Oak Creek on August 2-August 5, 2013, to memorialize the lives lost and to continue healing as a community.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 31, 2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6138; text as passed Senate: CR S6132)