| Home > 106th Congressional Bills > H.Con.Res. 269 (enr) [Enrolled bill] ...
H.Con.Res. 269 (enr) [Enrolled bill] ...
H. CON. RES. 269
Commending the Library of Congress and its staff for 200 years of
outstanding service to the Congress and the Nation and encouraging the
American public to participate in bicentennial activities.
H. CON. RES. 269
Whereas the Library of Congress, America's oldest Federal cultural institution,
was established on April 24, 1800, and in its 200 years of existence has
become the largest and most inclusive library in human history;
Whereas the Library's mission is to make its resources available and useful to
the Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a
universal collection of knowledge and creativity;
Whereas, in furtherance of its mission, the Library has amassed an unparalleled
collection of 119 million items, a superb staff of ``knowledge
navigators'', and networks for gathering the world's knowledge for the
Whereas the Library, the Congress, and the Nation have benefitted richly from
the work of thousands of talented and dedicated Library employees
throughout the Library's 200-year history;
Whereas the citizens of the United States have generously contributed to the
Library's collections through their own creativity, social and scholarly
discourse, donation of materials in all formats, and generous
Whereas the goal of the Library's bicentennial commemoration is to inspire
creativity in the centuries ahead and remind Americans that all
libraries are the cornerstones of democracy, encouraging greater use of
the Library of Congress and libraries everywhere;
Whereas this goal will be achieved through a variety of national, State, and
local projects, developed in collaboration with Members of Congress, the
staff of the Library of Congress, libraries and librarians throughout
the Nation, and the Library's James Madison Council and other
Whereas the centerpiece of the bicentennial celebration is the Local Legacies
Project, a joint effort of Congress and the Library of Congress to
document distinctive cultural traditions and historic events
representing local communities throughout the country at the turn of the
21st century; and
Whereas the bicentennial commemorative activities also include symposia,
exhibitions, publications, significant acquisitions, the issuance of a
commemorative coin and stamp, and enhanced public access to the
collections of the Library of Congress through the National Digital
Library: Now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring),
That the Congress commends the Library of Congress and its employees,
both past and present, on 200 years of service to the Congress and the
Nation and encourages the American public to participate in activities
to commemorate the Library's bicentennial.
Passed the House of Representatives March 28, 2000.
Other Popular 106th Congressional Bills Documents:
||H.R. 2641 (ih) To make technical corrections to title X of the Energy Policy Act of 1992. [Introduced in House] ...
||H.R. 3202 (ih) To require door delivery of mail sent to persons residing in senior communities. [Introduced in House] ...
||S. 2739 (is) To amend title 39, United States Code, to provide for the issuance of a semipostal stamp in order to afford the public a convenient way to contribute to funding for the establishment of the World War II Memorial. [Introduced in Senate] %%File...
||H.Res. 453 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
||H.R. 3019 (ih) To designate the United States Post Office located at 4026 Lamar Street in (the Eau Claire community of) Columbia, South Carolina, as the ``Mamie G. Floyd Post Office''. [Introduced in House] ...
||S. 1236 (is) To extend the deadline under the Federal Power Act for commencement of the construction of the Arrowrock Dam Hydroelectric Project in the State of Idaho. [Introduced in Senate] ...
||S. 453 (rs) To designate the Federal building located at 709 West 9th Street in Juneau, Alaska, as the ``Hurff A. Saunders Federal Building''. [Reported in Senate] ...
||H.R. 2388 (ih) For the relief of Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Robert L. Stockwell, United States Army. [Introduced in House] ...
||H.R. 3926 (eh) To amend the Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor Act of 1984 to increase the amount authorized to be appropriated to the Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor Commission. [Engrossed in House] %%Filename:...
||H.R. 3594 (enr) To repeal the modification of the installment method. [Enrolled bill] ...
||S. 470 (is) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow tax-exempt private activity bonds to be issued for highway infrastructure construction. [Introduced in Senate] ...
||H.Res. 30 (ath) Designating minority membership on certain standing committees of the House. [Agreed to House] ...
||S. 3061 (is) To require the President to negotiate an international agreement governing the recall by manufacturers of motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment with safety-related defects [Introduced in Senate] ...
||H.R. 4892 (ih) To repeal the Federal charter of the Boy Scouts of America. [Introduced in House] ...
||S. 1026 (is) To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to prevent sudden disruption of medicare beneficiary enrollment in Medicare+Choice plans. [Introduced in Senate] ...
||S.Res. 26 (rs) Relating to Taiwan's Participation in the World Health Organization. [Reported in Senate] ...
||S. 2687 (is) Regarding the sale and transfer of Moskit anti-ship missiles by the Russian Federation. [Introduced in Senate] ...
||S.Con.Res. 128 (is) To urge the Nobel Commission to award the Nobel Prize for Peace to His Holiness, Pope John Paul II, for his dedication to fostering peace throughout the world. [Introduced in Senate] ...
||H.R. 4850 (enr) To increase, effective as of December 1, 2000, the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans. [Enrolled bill...
||H.R. 1441 (ih) To amend section 8(a) of the National Labor Relations Act. [Introduced in House] ...
||S. 2302 (is) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the enhanced deduction for corporate donations of computer technology to public libraries and community centers. [Introduced in Senate] ...
||H.R. 1794 (rs) Concerning the participation of Taiwan in the World Health Organization (WHO). [Reported in Senate] ...
||H.R. 5469 (ih) To provide for review in the Court of International Trade of certain determinations of binational panels under the North American Free Trade Agreement. [Introduced in House] ...
||S. 276 (es) For the relief of Sergio Lozano. [Engrossed in Senate] ...
||H.R. 2454 (enr) To assure the long-term conservation of mid-continent light geese and [Enrolled bill] ...
||H.R. 5042 (ih) To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to protect the right of a Medicare beneficiary enrolled in a Medicare+Choice plan to receive services at a skilled nursing facility selected by that individual. [Introduced in House] %%Filenam...
||H.R. 5358 (ih) To amend title 13, United States Code, to provide that the term of office of the Director of the Census shall be 5 years, to require that such Director report directly to the Secretary of Commerce, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Hou...
||H.Con.Res. 323 (ih) Supporting peace and democracy in the Republic of Sierra Leone. [Introduced in House] ...
||H.Res. 516 (rh) Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3605) to establish the San Rafael Western Legacy District in the State of Utah, and for other purposes. [Reported in House] ...
||S. 1929 (es) To amend the Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act to revise and extend such Act. [Engrossed in Senate] ...
106th Congressional Bills Records and Documents
|GovRecords.org presents information on various agencies of the United States Government. Even though all information is believed to be credible and accurate, no guarantees are made on the complete accuracy of our government records archive. Care should be taken to verify the information presented by responsible parties. Please see our reference page for congressional, presidential, and judicial branch contact information. GovRecords.org values visitor privacy. Please see the privacy page for more information.