H.Con.Res. 136: Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for a celebration of Citizenship Day

H.Con.Res. 136

Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for a celebration of Citizenship Day

Date
September 9, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact

Floor Situation

H.Con.Res. 136 is being considered under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Diane E. Watson (D-CA) on May 21, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.Con.Res. 136 would authorize the use Capitol Grounds for The National Korean American Service and Education Consortium to celebrate Citizenship Day on Wednesday September 17, 2009. The physical preparations for the ceremony would be required to be carried out in accordance with any conditions prescribed by the Architect of the Capitol and the Capitol Police Board.

Background

The National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC) was founded in 1994 by local community centers seeking to empower and improve the lives of Korean Americans as a part of a goal of building a national movement for social change.