H.J.Res.113 - Recognizing the contributions of Patsy Takemoto Mink.107th Congress (2001-2002)
Text: H.J.Res.113 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)
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[Congressional Bills 107th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [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.