CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
H.Res. 562 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Monday, October 26, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Daniel B. Maffei (D-NY) June 18, 2009.
H.Res. 562 would resolve that the House of Representatives "congratulates Syracuse University for winning the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Men's Lacrosse Tournament."
According to the resolution findings, on May 25, 2009, the Syracuse University Orange defeated the Cornell Big Red 10-9 in overtime, in the finals of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Men's Lacrosse Tournament in Foxboro, Massachusetts.