H.RES.1161: Honoring the Centennial Celebration of Women at Marquette University, the first Catholic university in the world to offer co-education as part of its regular undergraduate program.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about education
  • Introduced March 10, 2010
  • Latest Major Action May 27, 2010

Bill Sponsor

Bill Summary

Honors the Centennial Celebration of Women at Marquette University. Commends the school, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for continuing to fulfill its Catholic, Jesuit mission of offering premier higher educational opportunities to all students who have a desire to learn.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness.
Mr. Bishop (NY) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 1161.
At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Bishop (NY) objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was withdrawn.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote (2/3 required): 380 - 0, 36 Present (Roll no. 308).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
March 10, 2010

Introduced in the House by Gwen Moore (D-Wis.)

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