H.Res. 1494: Congratulating the champion, finalists, and all other participants in the 83rd Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee

H.Res. 1494

Congratulating the champion, finalists, and all other participants in the 83rd Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee

Date
November 17, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1494 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, November 16, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage.  The legislation was introduced by Rep. Betty Sutton (D-OH) on June 30, 2010.

 

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1494 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • “Congratulates all the contestants of the 83rd Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee;
  • “Recognizes the dedication and achievement of competition winner Anamika Veeramani and the other finalists Adrian Gunawan, Elizabeth Platz, Shantanu Srivatsa, Laura Newcombe, Lanson Tang, Joanna Ye, and Andrew Grose; and
  • “Directs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make available enrolled copies of this resolution to the families and schools of such winner and finalists.”

 

Background

According to the resolution’s findings, the 83rd Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee was held in Washington, DC, from June 2 through June 4, 2010.