H.Res. 267: Recognizing the cultural and historical significance of Nowruz, expressing appreciation to Iranian-Americans for their contributions to society, and wishing Iranian-Americans and the people of Iran a prosperous new year

H.Res. 267

Recognizing the cultural and historical significance of Nowruz, expressing appreciation to Iranian-Americans for their contributions to society, and wishing Iranian-Americans and the people of Iran a prosperous new year

Sponsor
Rep. Michael M. Honda

Date
March 15, 2010 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 267 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Monday, March 15, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Michael Honda (D-CA) on March 19, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 267 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Monday, March 15, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Michael Honda (D-CA) on March 19, 2009.

Background

According to the resolution's findings, Nowruz marks the traditional Iranian New Year, which originated in ancient Persia, and dates back more than 3,000 years.