H.Res. 1089: Recognizing the 150th anniversary of Augustana College

H.Res. 1089

Recognizing the 150th anniversary of Augustana College

March 16, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1089 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Phil Hare (D-IL) on February 22, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1089 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Acknowledges and congratulates Augustana College on the momentous occasion of its 150th anniversary and expresses its best wishes for continued success;
• "Commends Augustana College's excellence in academics, athletics, and quality of life for students; and
• "Directs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to provide Augustana College with enrolled copies of this resolution for appropriate display."



According to the resolution's findings, Augustana College was founded as Augustana Seminary under the auspices of the Augustana Synod on September 1, 1860.