H.Res.561 - Recognizing the contributions of Hispanic-serving institutions.107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McKeon, Howard P. "Buck" [R-CA-25] (Introduced 09/26/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||10/01/2002 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
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Summary: H.Res.561 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Recognizes the significance of Hispanic-serving institutions, and that they are indispensable in meeting the educational needs of one of the Nation's youngest and fastest-growing populations.
Passed House without amendment (10/01/2002)
Commends the Nation's Hispanic-serving institutions for their commitment to academic excellence for all students, including low-income and educationally disadvantaged students.
Urges the presidents, faculty, and staff of the Nation's Hispanic-serving institutions to continue their efforts to recruit, retain, and graduate students who might otherwise not pursue a postsecondary education.
Recognizes the importance of title V of the Higher Education Act of 1965, which aids in strengthening the academic quality, institutional management, and financial stability of Hispanic-serving institutions.
Requests that the President issue a proclamation calling on the people of the United States and interested groups to demonstrate support for Hispanic-serving institutions in the United States during Hispanic Heritage Month with appropriate ceremonies, activities, and programs.