Hispanic Heritage Month Act

An Act to designate the month of October as Hispanic Heritage Month

Sponsor

Judy Sgro  Liberal

Introduced as a private member’s bill. (These don’t often become law.)

Status

Introduced, as of Oct. 26, 2016

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Summary

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This enactment designates the month of October in each and every year as “Hispanic Heritage Month”.

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Hispanic Heritage Month ActRoutine Proceedings

October 26th, 2016 / 3:10 p.m.
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Liberal

Judy Sgro Liberal Humber River—Black Creek, ON

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-317, An Act to designate the month of October as Hispanic Heritage Month.

Mr. Speaker, this is truly a great honour on behalf of the Hispanic community, which has a population of well over 900,000 people who contribute an immense amount to the cultural vibrancy of our great country of Canada.

I would be thrilled if we could move forward between now and the next October so that October would be officially recognized as national Hispanic month.

(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)