H.Res.50 - Honoring the life of Claiborne Pell, distinguished former Senator from the State of Rhode Island.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 01/13/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||03/06/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||01/13/2009 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Res.50 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (01/13/2009)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Honors the life, achievements, and distinguished career of Senator Claiborne Pell, a former member of the U.S. Senate.
Emphasizes that, among his legislative accomplishments, he changed the face of higher education by enabling millions of low- and middle-income students to achieve the dream of a college education.
Recognizes the federal Pell grants, the educational grants that bear his name, as a significant part of Senator Pell's legacy.