H.Con.Res. 243: Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for an event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha

H.Con.Res. 243

Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for an event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha

Date
April 14, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Con.Res. 243 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, April 14, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Mazie K. Hirono on February 25, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Con.Res. 243 would resolve that the House of Representatives (with the Senate concurring), Congress authorizes the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for an event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha on June 6, 2010.

Background

Kamehameha I, also known as Kamehameha the Great, conquered the Hawaiian Islands and formally established the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi in 1810.