H.Res. 1145: Recognizing the University of Arizona's 125 years of dedication to excellence in higher education

H.Res. 1145

Recognizing the University of Arizona's 125 years of dedication to excellence in higher education

Date
March 15, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1145 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Monday, March 15, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) on March 9, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1145 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Recognizes the University of Arizona for 125 years of dedication to excellence in higher education;
• "Congratulates the University of Arizona on the occasion of its 125th anniversary, and
• "Expresses thanks to the University of Arizona for its contribution to the betterment of the United States."

Background

According to the resolution's findings, the University of Arizona was authorized by Arizona's 13th Territorial Assembly on March 12, 1885.