H.Res. 854: Recognizing Weber State University for its 120th anniversary

H.Res. 854

Recognizing Weber State University for its 120th anniversary

Sponsor
Rep. Rob Bishop

Date
October 27, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 854 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. Rob Bishop (R-UT)) October 22, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 854 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Congratulates Weber State University on the 120th anniversary of its founding as an institution of higher education; and
• "Recognizes the contributions of Weber State University to its students and community."

Background

According to the resolution findings, Weber State University (WSU) was founded in 1889 as Weber State Academy. WSU is a public university that offers associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees, as well as professional, liberal arts, and technical certificates.