|Sponsor||Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D.|
|Committee||Education and Labor|
|Date||October 26, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)|
|Staff Contact||Adam Hepburn|
H.Res. 824 is expected to be considered under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Janice Schakowsky (D-IL) on October 13, 2009.
H.Res. 824 resolves that the House of Representatives:
• "Congratulates Northwestern University and its athletes, coaches, faculty, students, administration, and alumni on the winning of the 2009 NCAA women's lacrosse championship;
• "Recognizes and commends Northwestern University for its pursuit of athletic as well as academic excellence; and
• "Directs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make available enrolled copies of this resolution to Northwestern University President Henry S. Bienen, Athletic Director James Phillips, and Head Coach Kelly Amonte Hiller for appropriate display."
The Northwestern University women's lacrosse team won the 2009 NCAA women's lacrosse championship on May 24, 2009, defeating North Carolina 21-7. Northwestern finished the season with a 23-0 record to win their fifth straight national championship.