H.Res. 1430: Honoring and saluting golf legend Juan Antonio "Chi Chi" Rodriguez for his commitment to Latino youth programs of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

H.Res. 1430

Honoring and saluting golf legend Juan Antonio "Chi Chi" Rodriguez for his commitment to Latino youth programs of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

Date
November 30, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1430 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage.  The legislation was introduced by Rep. Joe Baca (D-CA) on June 10, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1430 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • “Honors and salutes Juan Antonio `Chi Chi' Rodriguez for his contributions to the successful programs of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute for Latino youth and his lifelong leadership in shaping the lives of at-risk youth who benefit from the generosity and devotion of the Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation; and
  • “Directs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make available an enrolled copy of this resolution to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute and to the Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation.”

Background

According to the resolution’s findings, Rodriguez was the first Puerto Rican inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame and was elected to the World Humanitarian Sports Hall of Fame in 1994.