H.Con.Res. 126: Recognizing the 50th anniversary of Title VI international education programs within the Department of Education

H.Con.Res. 126

Recognizing the 50th anniversary of Title VI international education programs within the Department of Education

Date
July 19, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 126 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Monday, July 19, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage.  The legislation was introduced by Rep. Diane Watson (D-CA) on May 13, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.Con.Res. 290 would resolve that the Congress:

  • “Supports the goals and ideals of Title VI international education programs; and
  • “Recognizes the need to continue development and promotion of international educational programs.”

Background

According to the resolution’s findings, Title VI programs now address business needs for international expertise, strengthening undergraduate education, international as well as area studies, advancement of technology use, and overall improvement of foreign language training and assessment.