Text: S.Res.261 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress]
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[S. Res. 261 Agreed to Senate (ATS)]

113th CONGRESS
  1st Session
S. RES. 261

   Designating the week beginning September 23, 2013, as ``National 
          Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week''.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                           September 26, 2013

   Mr. Graham (for himself, Mrs. Hagan, Mr. Coons, Mr. Cochran, Mr. 
Isakson, Ms. Landrieu, Mr. Casey, Mr. Pryor, Ms. Mikulski, Mr. Durbin, 
   Mr. Blunt, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Alexander, Mr. Burr, Mr. Boozman, Mr. 
Nelson, Mr. Murphy, Mr. Kaine, Mr. Cardin, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Coburn, 
  Mr. Grassley, and Mr. Sessions) submitted the following resolution; 
                   which was considered and agreed to

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                               RESOLUTION


 
   Designating the week beginning September 23, 2013, as ``National 
          Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week''.

Whereas there are 106 historically Black colleges and universities in the United 
        States;
Whereas historically Black colleges and universities provide the quality 
        education essential to full participation in a complex, highly 
        technological society;
Whereas historically Black colleges and universities have a rich heritage and 
        have played a prominent role in the history of the United States;
Whereas historically Black colleges and universities allow talented and diverse 
        students, many of whom represent underserved populations, to attain 
        their full potential through higher education; and
Whereas the achievements and goals of historically Black colleges and 
        universities are deserving of national recognition: Now, therefore, be 
        it
    Resolved, That the Senate--
            (1) designates the week beginning September 23, 2013, as 
        ``National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week''; 
        and
            (2) calls on the people of the United States and interested 
        groups to observe the week with appropriate ceremonies, 
        activities, and programs to demonstrate support for 
        historically Black colleges and universities in the United 
        States.
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