H.R. XX: Congratulating the Duke University men's basketball team for winning the 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship

H.R. XX

Congratulating the Duke University men's basketball team for winning the 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship

Sponsor
Rep. David E. Price

Date
April 13, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. __ is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Monday, April 13, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced Rep. David Price (D-NC) on April 13, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. __ would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Congratulates the national champion Duke Blue Devils for their win in the 2010 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Men's Basketball Tournament;
• "Recognizes the achievements of the players, coaches, students, and support staff who were instrumental in the Blue Devils' victory; and invites the Duke University men's basketball team to the United States Capitol Building to be honored;
• "Directs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make available enrolled copies of this resolution to Duke University President Richard H. Brodhead, Athletic Director Kevin White, and Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski for appropriate display."

Background

On April 5, 2010, the Duke University Blue Devils defeated the Butler Bulldogs 61-59 in the finals of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in Indianapolis, Indiana.