S.Con.Res 10: authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for an event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha

S.Con.Res 10

authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for an event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha

Sponsor
Sen. Bernard Sanders

Date
May 14, 2013 (113th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
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Floor Situation

On Tuesday, May 14, 2013, the House is scheduled to consider S.Con.Res. 10, a resolution authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for an event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha,under a suspension of the rules. The bill was introduced on March 9, 2013 by Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI), passed the Senate by unanimous consent, and was referred to the Committee on House Administration.

Bill Summary

S.Con.Res. 10 authorizes the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for an event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha of Hawaii on June 9, 2013.

Background

King Kamehameha lived from 1782-1819 and was the first to unite the Hawaiian Islands and established the Kingdom of Hawaii.

In the 112th Congress, the House passed similar resolutions, H.Con.Res. 105 and S.Con.Res. 16, in 2012 and 2011 respectively.

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