|Sponsor||Rep. McDermott, Jim|
|Committee||Education and Labor|
|Date||September 30, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)|
|Staff Contact||Ja'Ron Smith|
H.Res. 517 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, September 30, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The resolution was introduced by Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA) on June 8, 2009.
H.Res. 517 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Congratulates the University of Washington for winning the 2009 Women's College World Series;
• "Recognizes the achievements of the players, coaches, students, and staff whose hard work and dedication helped the University of Washington win the championship; and
• "Respectfully requests the Clerk of the House to transmit an enrolled copy of this resolution to President of the University of Washington, Mark A. Emmert; the Director of Athletics of the University of Washington, Scott Woodward, and the Coach of the University of Washington softball team, Heather Tarr."
According to the resolution's findings, on June 2, 2009, for the first time in school history, the Women Washington Huskies won the NCAA National Softball Championship game with a 3-2 victory over the University of Florida.