US HR340 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on May 18 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-05-18 - Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Pending: House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

In support of baseball as the pastime of the United States and condemning racial slurs. Declares that the House of Representatives: (1) opposes the use of any derogatory words, racial slurs, or other racially or ethnically insensitive acts at professional baseball games; and (2) condemns the history of racially motivated taunting at Fenway Park and in Major League Baseball. Commends: (1) the Boston Red Sox management for their quick action and denunciation of the incident at Fenway Park on May 1, 2017, involving individuals directing racial slurs and derogatory remarks at other fans and players; and (2) Major League Baseball for its denunciation of racial slurs and hateful acts.

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Title

In support of baseball as the pastime of the United States and condemning racial slurs.

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History

DateChamberAction
2017-05-18HouseReferred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
2017-05-18HouseIntroduced in House

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