H.Con.Res. 100, Authorizing the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

H.Con.Res. 100

Authorizing the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Sponsor
Rep. Marcia L. Fudge

Date
June 9, 2014 (113th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

On Monday, June 9, 2014, the House will consider H.Con.Res. 100, a resolution Authorizing the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, under a suspension of the rules.  H.Con.Res. 100 was introduced on May 22, 2014 by Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH) and referred to the Committee on House Administration.

Bill Summary

H.Con.Res. 100 authorizes the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  The ceremony will occur on June 24, 2014.

Background

Signed into law on July 2, 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 “forbade discrimination on the basis of sex as well as race in hiring, promoting, and firing.”[1]  This year marks the 50th anniversary of the historic legislation.

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[1] http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/civil-rights-act/

Cost

A CBO score is not available, but no cost is expected.

Additional Information

For questions or further information contact the GOP Conference at 5-5107.