The civil rights leader lived in Michigan for years, after moving from Alabama where she refused to give her seat up to a white passenger on a bus, which started the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
Park’s 100th birthday would have been Feb. 4, 2013. She died in 2005.
The resolution has more than 50 bipartisan co-sponsors and Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) introduced a similar resolution in the House.
The resolution also says the U.S. Postal Service will issue a stamp in February 2013 to honor Parks and “her courage to act at a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement.”