H.Res.1611 - Expressing support for designation of the week beginning September 19, 2010, as "National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week".111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-7] (Introduced 09/14/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||09/14/2010 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H. Res. 1611 Engrossed in House (EH)] H. Res. 1611 In the House of Representatives, U. S., September 14, 2010. Whereas Hispanic-Serving Institutions play an important role in educating many underprivileged students and helping them attain their full potential through higher education; Whereas Hispanic-Serving Institutions are degree-granting institutions with a full-time-equivalent undergraduate enrollment of 25 percent or more Hispanic students; Whereas there are currently approximately 260 Hispanic-Serving Institutions in the United States; Whereas Hispanic-Serving Institutions are actively involved in stabilizing and improving their communities; Whereas over 50 percent of the Nation's Hispanic students attend Hispanic- Serving Institutions; Whereas celebrating the vast contributions of Hispanic-Serving Institutions contributes to the strength and culture of the United States; Whereas the achievements and goals of Hispanic-Serving Institutions are deserving of national recognition; and Whereas the week of September 19, 2010, would be an appropriate week to designate as ``National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week'': Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the House of Representatives-- (1) recognizes the achievements and goals of Hispanic-Serving Institutions across the United States; (2) supports the designation of ``National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week''; (3) requests the President to issue a proclamation designating ``National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week''; and (4) calls on the people of the United States and interested groups to observe such week with appropriate ceremonies, activities, and programs to demonstrate support for Hispanic-Serving Institutions. Attest: Clerk.