Text: H.Res.1611 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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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.