H.Res.523 - Recognizing the contributions of historically Black colleges and universities.107th Congress (2001-2002)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Watts, J. C., Jr. [R-OK-4] (Introduced 09/11/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||09/19/2002 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 413 - 0 (Roll no. 399). (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.Res.523 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Recognizes the significance of historically Black colleges and universities, which have been educating students for more than 100 years, and of title III of the Higher Education Act, which helps strengthen their academic quality, institutional management, and financial stability. Commends them for their commitment to academic excellence for all students, including low-income and educationally disadvantaged students. Urges their presidents, faculty, and staff to continue their efforts to recruit, retain, and graduate students who might otherwise not pursue a postsecondary education.
Passed House without amendment (09/19/2002)
Requests the President to issue a proclamation calling on the people of the Nation and interested groups to demonstrate support for historically Black colleges and universities during a week with appropriate ceremonies, activities, and programs.