CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
H.Res. 862 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, January 13, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Bill Foster (D-IL) on October 23, 2009.
H.Res. 862 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Congratulates the staff, students, and faculty at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy on this award and wish them well in all their future endeavors; and be it further; and
• "Directs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make available enrolled copies of this resolution to the Illinois Math and Science Academy for appropriate display."
According to the resolution's findings, on September 15, 2009, the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, a State-supported boarding school serving 650 of Illinois' top high school mathematics students, was selected as the 2009 Star Innovator in the Intel Schools of Distinction competition.