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S.RES.246: A resolution recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to 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 Robert Menendez, D-N.J.
Total Cosponsors 29 (25 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
Introduced Sept. 19, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 19, 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 celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15, 2013, through October 15, 2013.

Esteems the integral role of Latinos and their manifold heritage in the economy, culture, and identity of the United States.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 19, 2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6672; text as passed Senate: CR S6663)