"PL 92-318 117 Cong. Rec. E57 (daily ed. Ja"
ft- CONGRESSIONAL RECORD EXTENSION OF REMARKS Proceedings and Debates of the 92d Congress L 1Mb (R.v.Jan. 71) BILL. DATE PACE(S) -D Q LlJ H •JV. Ill 1-21-71 E 57 REMARKS: Introduced by Mr. Mizell of North Carol inn 8 Ob \\ SSIONAL RECORD—£v/e«**o»« of Remarks E5T implement the , desegregation. of bur placement of faculty and administrative per--> ~ schools. aonnel without interference from Federal au- . Much of my effort in the 9Jst Con- thority at long a* such placement reaionably serve* -ttie needs of the school ayitem and -• gress was .directed toward 'fl««Hi|g a so- no effort 1* made through it* placement to lution to the -chaos that characterizes dlacrimlnate agalnct any faculty or atlmlnl»> school district* across the country. tratlre member on. the baais of race, creed, In the last Congress, I introduced leg- color, religion, or national" origin. . '."''' islation to establish nondiscriminatory •school systems and'to preserve therishts: 3»c. 201. TTle;t«rm'"nontll»crJrninatory'tyi-^' of elementary and secondary students to tern"' whenever applied ~to any aehobl tyvtem - attend schools in' their own neighbor- recelTing public (upport mean* a eehool •y*-; hoods. tem wherein all echoo!* oomprUIng th« ' No action was taken on this legislation •jstem function as a part- of an orerall «ln- during the course of the 91st Congress, glo admlniitratlw'unlt and in which there and no improvement in our local school 1* no fore* or dlecrimlnatlon preeent, tassil. •ttsjatton has been made. oo. race, creed, -color, religion, -or' natkiial'- origin, in estaSUahlng the makeup of > the The Supreme Court has taken under atudent body, f aciUty or In the iaiocatloa-aC ' advisement the case of Swann against ftind*, book* and 'facilities to the nepsotlv* . Charlotte- Mecklenburg Board of Educa- aehool*. ' ' . '"- " THE MD CONGRESS tion, which deals specifically with the is- Sec. 303. The term "pairing"' whenever ap- sue of forced busing to overcome racial plied to any eohooi or school system leeerfmf public •upport meeni any act -required ;by~ HON. W1LMER WZELL imbalance. The High Court has not-as yet made any Federal authority or perecin or board •w wo«m OABOUHA acting pursuant to such authority to oau** ; a ruling on-this case, and their decision the merger of schools or the alteratloii at Iff TIDE HOD8X OF RKPRKSKMTATIVK8 may not be fortbcoming for "i^ny the grade nr loture for the purpose of alter- . ThiOftat, JCMUOTV 21, 1971 months. But still the matter persists, ing the race or ethnic makeup of -the student - T and the people of my district have asked body. -"" '" " '''' ' ' TJ*"- "T*T "* "r^**"^. **•*" " rr**- ni— TUJPOAL AOTB ' hozMr f or me to return to this distin- for action from this House. mandate, I In aeeordance with guished body »or a Moond time as Repre- jun today reintroducing thatnondiscrlmi- my S»c. 301. (a) •The operation of any school system reoelVing public cupport other than sentative of the people of the Fifth Dis- natpry education bill, in the hope that n<m-dl*onmlnatory-*chool system akaU be H- trict of North Carouna. They have given the measure will be actively considered . •- -- me atmandate to serve in this Clumber (b) Tbe forced doting of any school, for this Ma voice of reason and pragmatism, and inThe Congress, and swiftly approved. vaguely -drawn forcM busing the purpose of forcing any atudent or groat) as the present uutrument of their, will. edicts issued by our courts have proven, of «t\»dent« into a different eebooi for «b*> I pledge myself and my best efforts to in almost every instance, to bt aeeqm- purpose of altering the racial or ethale- UK fulfillment of fonfr mandate. •aakeup of the student body shall be UlegaU It it appropriate for, me, at this time, panied by incredibly complex i'dminto- (o) Tbe pairing of aehools sha^be Ulegat. trative to congratulate you, Mr. Speaker, upon costs. burdens and- exceedingly high " • '' • ." (d) Forcing a child to lijfve hi*".neighbor- : your ascension to t^V^ Mg^i offlofr to which hood aohool .to atteod nh^tKtr more fltttafift' The yoci have recently been elected. At the receive remedying of this condition Con- will because of hi* race, dolor, creed, religico, orC-1 national origin shall be illegal. my oo*Mt of your tenure, I. am confident gress, and Ihighest priority in this' old call upon my coUeagues, tfastc, y*u will distinguish yourself -« a. •an oT fairness, .ingenuity, and-visioa. • and new, to join with me in arriving at equitable solution X would also *like -to extend toy con- ahthe text of 'the hill to this'pVbblem. is at follows: gratulations to the new majority leader, HJ».— Mr. Bo*os, whose k»if 'service In this Chamber has been a credit to the people A 'bill; to ottftbUsh ^^p^itfTiinl^i^^ry tciioiffi b> represents. and to the Nation at (ystems »iMl to PTM«CII the right* tttand m«nUrr-Mul Moontury'student* to of •!*• thrtr neighborhood schools, ,»nd for otlktr And I wish," of 'course, to again offer • purpocM ' •• dMMf emulations to fliir dlsthigiiiithftd r"*- hosier leader, Mr. Kuat. whose dedlca- of Bt it entcted »y the Senate and tf«HM Repretenutivet of tht Vnitot rat*tet of ttan and wise counsel have been constant America.in-Ctmgrett •wemblMt, ThU this sources of Inspiration for me. I arn sure Aet--m»7 b*\clt«<t M tb« "NondticrimliiUory h» will continue to serve in toe btiit in- •ducittlon Act". terests of our party and the Nation. I TTTL« I—OKWSRAL HROV18ION3 pledge to him my strong support and my SBC. -101. Th* right of el«n*&tary and SM- isslslsiirii in whatever area it may be ooOafj, education itucUnti to attend their needed or desired. / "' neighborhood schools 011101 hoi be »brl4sje4 As we begin a new Cohtress today, I by «ny Ftdertl authority bMed upon the MO*. batten we should all dedicate ourseJyes creed, poloc,- reugton, or national origin-at to thoM same high principle* which the student*, onanctuisa our present leadership. I 'Sec. lOa.'Xaoh local nondleerimlnator; -syc- tem.ehaU'.hare the right to determine their . hop* that we shall conduct the business own attendance soues without interferetxoe of this House in a new spirit of unity, from Videral authority a* long a* they are • weHomifig the expression of • divergent reaaonably drawn a* to serve to need* of the opinions, but realising that if our work community and no effort It made by drawing is to be truly successful, we must be of »uoh attendance sonev'to force a student to one accord to our efforts to strengthen attend a particular school because of bis the Union and Improve the quality of our race, color, creed, religion, or national origin. national life. Sac. 108. laoh local nondiscriminatory sys- tem shall hare, ttoe right to determine tbe The people of my district have made It pUoemeut of any new sohool.or school facu- claw that -their m*Jor concern at this lty without interferenM^rom Federal author- time is the restoration of reason in ity so long a» the new aehool or facility Is formulating policies that affect our local placed so as to reaionably serve thfc nnda •daoaUonal systems. of the community and no effort is ma*» In my campaign for reelection last through its placement to (Henrlminate agaliwt any student or group at students based upon fall, I stressed the need and the im- raoe. creed, color, religion, or national orlsjia. poctanse' oTdetelojring fair./enforoiable, assA MSjintMMWsw ' gtMalbkM to'hsjsp tea shaM bar* the rbjht •»