Text: H.J.Res.113 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

10/29/2002 Became Public Law No: 107-255

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[Congressional Bills 107th Congress]
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[H.J. Res. 113 Enrolled Bill (ENR)]

        H.J.Res.113

                      One Hundred Seventh Congress

                                 of the

                        United States of America


                          AT THE SECOND SESSION

         Begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday,
          the twenty-third day of January, two thousand and two


                            Joint Resolution


 
          Recognizing the contributions of Patsy Takemoto Mink.

Whereas Patsy Takemoto Mink was one of the country's leading voices for 
  women's rights, civil rights, and working families and was devoted to 
  raising living standards and providing economic and educational 
  opportunity to all Americans;

Whereas Patsy Takemoto Mink was a passionate and persistent fighter 
  against economic and social injustices in Hawaii and across America;

Whereas Patsy Takemoto Mink was one of the first women of color to win 
  national office in 1964 and opened doors of opportunity to millions 
  of women and people of color across America;

Whereas Patsy Takemoto Mink won unprecedented legislative 
  accomplishments on issues affecting women's health, children, 
  students, and working families; and

Whereas Patsy Takemoto Mink's heroic, visionary, and tireless 
  leadership to win the landmark passage of title IX of the Education 
  Amendments of 1972 opened doors to women's academic and athletic 
  achievements and redefined what is possible for a generation of women 
  and for future generations our Nation's daughters: Now, therefore, be 
  it

    Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 
States of America in Congress assembled, That title IX of the Education 
Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.; Public Law 92-318) may be 
cited as the ``Patsy Takemoto Mink Equal Opportunity in Education 
Act''.

                               Speaker of the House of Representatives.

                            Vice President of the United States and    
                                               President of the Senate.