H.Con.Res. 222: Recognizing the leadership and historical contributions of Dr. Hector Garcia to the Hispanic community and his remarkable efforts to combat racial and ethnic discrimination in the United States of America

H.Con.Res. 222

Recognizing the leadership and historical contributions of Dr. Hector Garcia to the Hispanic community and his remarkable efforts to combat racial and ethnic discrimination in the United States of America

Date
March 20, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

H.Con.Res. 222 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Saturday, March 20, 2010, under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Solomon Ortiz (D-TX) on December 15, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.Con.Res. 222 resolves that Congress:

•  "Encourages--

o    Teachers of primary schools and secondary schools to launch educational campaigns to inform students about the lifetime of accomplishments by Dr. Hector Garcia; and

o    All people of the United States to educate themselves about the legacy of Dr. Hector Garcia; and

"Recognizes the leadership and historical contributions of Dr. Hector Garcia to the Hispanic community and his remarkable efforts to combat racial and ethnic discrimination in the United States of America."