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Passed Senate without amendment (05/20/2008)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Declares that the Senate: (1) honors Lyndon B. Johnson for bringing about the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Voting Rights Act of 1965; (2) extols his contributions to the United States; and (3) commends him for establishing the Medicare Act of 1965.

Recognizes the 100th birthday of Lyndon Baines Johnson, the 36th president, designer of the Great Society, politician, educator, and civil rights enforcer.