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February 25, 2007

House Legislation: To Make You Think

H.Res. 158 - Rep. Joseph Pitts [R-PA]
Observing the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the British slave trade and encouraging the people of the United States, particularly the youth of the United States, to remember the life and legacy of William Wilberforce, a member of the British House of Commons who devoted his life to the suppression and abolition of the institution of slavery, and to work for the protection of human rights throughout the world.

H.Res. 162 - Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]
Recognizing the contributions of the Negro Baseball Leagues and their players.

H.Res. 164 - Rep. Thomas Tancredo [R-CO]
Encouraging the Federal Government and State and municipal governments, universities, companies, and other institutions in the United States, and all Americans to divest from companies that do business with Sudan.

H.Res. 179 - Rep. Nancy Boyda [D-KS]
Expressing support for a National Foster Parents Day.

H.Res. 185 - Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY]
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the creation of refugee populations in the Middle East, North Africa, and the Persian Gulf region as a result of human rights violations.

H.Res. 189 - Rep. Linda Sánchez [D-CA]
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that a "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day" should be established.

H.Con.Res. 72 - Rep. Linda Sánchez [D-CA]
Recognizing and honoring America's labor movement, supporting the designation of a National Labor History Month, and for other purposes.

H.Con.Res. 74 - Rep. Michael Thompson [D-CA]
Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding the need for additional research into the chronic neurological condition hydrocephalus, and for other purposes.

Update:

H.R. 998 - Rep. Carolyn McCarthy [D-NY]
To direct the Librarian of Congress and the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution to carry out a joint project at the Library of Congress and the National Museum of African American History and Culture to collect video and audio recordings of personal histories and testimonials of individuals who participated in the Civil Rights movement, and for other purposes.

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