H.Res. 1007: Commending the University of Alabama for winning the Bowl Championship Series National Championship Game

H.Res. 1007

Commending the University of Alabama for winning the Bowl Championship Series National Championship Game

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

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1007 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, January 19, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-AL) on January 13, 2010.

 

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1007 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Commends the University of Alabama for winning the Bowl Championship Series National Championship;
• "Recognizes the achievements of the players, coaches, students, and support staff who were instrumental in the victory; and
• "Directs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to transmit a copy of this resolution to University of Alabama President Dr. Robert E. Witt and head coach Nick Saban for appropriate display."

Background

On January 7, 2010, the University of Alabama Crimson Tide defeated the University of Texas Longhorns, 37-21, in the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) National Championship Game in Pasadena, California.