H.Res. 1157: Congratulating the National Urban League on its 100th year of service to the United States

H.Res. 1157

Congratulating the National Urban League on its 100th year of service to the United States

Sponsor
Rep. Alcee L. Hastings

Date
May 5, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

H.Res. 1157 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, May 5, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) on March 10, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1157 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • "Congratulates the National Urban League on its 100th year of service to the United States;
  • "Expresses its deep gratitude for the hardworking and dedicated men and women of the League who, in the last 100 years, have struggled to improve American society and the lives of all Americans;
  • "Commends the League's ongoing and tireless efforts to continue addressing areas of inequality and fighting for the rights of all Americans to live with freedom, dignity, and prosperity;
  • "Lends its full support as the National Urban League continues to create strong communities and leaders for generations to come, and encourages all agencies of the Federal Government to assist the League in its many beneficial endeavors"

 

Background

The National Urban League, formerly known as the National League of Black Men and Women, is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to elevating the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities.