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  • Authorizing Use of Emancipation Hall for Ceremony to Present Congressional Gold Medal to First Special Service Force

    by Representative Barbara Comstock

    Posted on 2015-01-12

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    COMSTOCK. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table (S. Con. Res. 2) authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for a ceremony to present the Congressional Gold Medal to the First Special Service Force, in recognition of its superior service during World War II, and ask for its immediate consideration in the House.



    The Clerk read the title of the concurrent resolution.

    The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is there objection to the request of the gentlewoman from Virginia? There was no objection.

    The text of the concurrent resolution is as follows: S. Con. Res. 2 Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), SECTION 1. USE OF EMANCIPATION HALL FOR CEREMONY TO PRESENT CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL TO FIRST SPECIAL SERVICE FORCE.

    Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center is authorized to be used on February 3, 2015, for a ceremony to present the Congressional Gold Medal to the First Special Service Force collectively, in recognition of its superior service during World War II. Physical preparations for the conduct of the ceremony shall be carried out in accordance with such conditions as the Architect of the Capitol may prescribe.

    The concurrent resolution was concurred in.

    A motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

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