H.Res. 1361: Recognizing North Carolina Central University on its 100th anniversary

H.Res. 1361

Recognizing North Carolina Central University on its 100th anniversary

Sponsor
Rep. David E. Price

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

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

H.Res. 1361 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, May 19, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. David Price (D-NC) on May 13, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1361 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

•  "Honors the memory of Dr. James E. Shepard for his role in founding North Carolina Central University;

•  "Celebrates the 100th anniversary of North Carolina Central University, recognizes the University's accomplishments over the past century, and encourages North Carolina's citizens to participate in activities marking this historic occasion; and

•  "Directs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make available five enrolled copies of this resolution to Dr. Charlie Nelms, the current Chancellor of North Carolina Central University."

 

Background

According to the resolution's findings, North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina, was chartered in 1909 as a private institution and opened to students on July 5, 1910.