|Sponsor||Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana|
|Date||October 14, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)|
|Staff Contact||Adam Hepburn|
H.Res. 603 is being considered under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) on June 26, 2009.
H.Res. 603 resolves that the House of Representative:
• "Recognizes the 140th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi;
• "Acknowledges and commends Mahatma Gandhi's unique and lasting role in the establishment of the state of India and its democratic institutions, which will be revered for generations to come; and
• "Congratulates the visionary leadership of Mahatma Gandhi, which enhanced the rapidly deepening friendship between the United States and India, the world's oldest and largest democracy, respectively."