CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
H.Res. 1170 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. Duncan D. Hunter (R-CA) on March 11, 2010.
H.Res. 1170 would resolve that the House of Representatives congratulates the winners of the Voice of Democracy national scholarship program.
According to the resolution's findings, the Voice of Democracy (VOD) scholarship program is an audio-essay contest for high school students in grades 9 through 12 that annually provides more than $3,000,000 in scholarships.