CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
The House is scheduled to consider S. Con. Res. 16 on Tuesday, May 31, 2011, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. S. Con. Res. was introduced on May 10, 2011, by Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-HI) and was approved by the Senate by unanimous consent on May 10, 2011.
S. Con. Res. would authorize Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center to be used for an event on June 5, 2011, to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha. The bill would require that any physical preparations for the conduct of the ceremony be carried out in accordance with such conditions as may be prescribed by the Architect of the Capitol.
A CBO cost estimate for S. Con. Res. 16 was not available as of press time.