H.Res. 747: Congratulating the United States Military Academy at West Point on being named by Forbes magazine as America's Best College for 2009

H.Res. 747

Congratulating the United States Military Academy at West Point on being named by Forbes magazine as America's Best College for 2009

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

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 747 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, March 1, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. John Hall (D-NY)) on September 15, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 747 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Congratulates the United States Military Academy at West Point on being named by Forbes magazine as America's Best College for 2009;
• "Supports West Point's mission `to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the Nation as an officer in the United States Army'; and
• "Directs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to transmit a copy of this resolution for appropriate display to the Superintendent of West Point."

Background

According to the resolution's findings, Forbes magazine has named the United States Military Academy at West Point as America's Best College for 2009.