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S.RES.226: A resolution celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens and honoring him for his accomplishments and steadfast commitment to promoting the civil rights of all people.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about sports and recreation
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Sponsor Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 5 (2 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Introduced Sept. 12, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 16, 2014
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Bill Summary

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Honors James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens, on the 100th anniversary of his birth, for his contributions to the Olympic Games, collegiate athletics, international race relations, and democracy.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 16, 2014 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent.
Dec. 16, 2014 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S6929)
Dec. 16, 2014 Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
Sept. 12, 2013 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6450-6451)