H.Res. XX: Celebrating the Life and Achievements of Lena Mary Calhoun Horne

H.Res. XX

Celebrating the Life and Achievements of Lena Mary Calhoun Horne

Sponsor
Rep. John Conyers Jr.

Date
May 18, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. __ is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Reps. John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) on May 18, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res.__ would resolve, that the House of Representatives celebrates the life and achievements of Lena Mary Calhoun Horne and honors her for her triumphs against racial discrimination and her steadfast commitment to the civil rights of all people.

Background

According to the resolution's findings, Lena Mary Calhoun Horne was a trail-blazing performing artist whose life exemplified her commitment to social justice, peace, and civil rights.