H.Res. 448: Congratulating the University of California, Davis, for a century as a premier public research university and one of our Nations finest institutions of higher education

H.Res. 448

Congratulating the University of California, Davis, for a century as a premier public research university and one of our Nations finest institutions of higher education

Sponsor
Rep. Mike Thompson

Date
May 18, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Sarah Makin

Floor Situation

H.Res. 448 is being considered under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) on May 14, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 448 resolves that the House of Representatives:

  • "Congratulates the University of California, Davis, for 100 successful years of providing superb educational opportunities for California;
  • "Recognizes the incredible range of accomplishments by the faculty, staff, students, and alumni of the University of California, Davis, across the whole range of human endeavor; and
  • "Thanks the University of California, Davis, for its contribution to the betterment of our communities, our State, and our Nation."

 

Background

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) was authorized by Governor George Pardee in 1905 as an agricultural research campus and opened its doors to students in 1908, becoming a full University of California campus in 1959. Currently, UC Davis serves more than 30,000 students, offers more than 100 undergraduate majors, 87 graduate programs, and 6 professional schools including education, law, management, medicine, nursing, and veterinary medicine.