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H.Res. 1602 (111th): Honoring North Dakota’s colleges and universities for their efforts in serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans, and their families.


The text of the resolution below is as of Jul 30, 2010 (Introduced). The resolution was not adopted.


IV

111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. RES. 1602

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 30, 2010

submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor

RESOLUTION

Honoring North Dakota’s colleges and universities for their efforts in serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans, and their families.

Whereas Bismarck State College, Cankdeska Cikana Community College, Dakota College at Bottineau, Dickinson State University, Fort Berthold Community College, Jamestown College, Lake Region State College, Mayville State University, Minot State University, North Dakota State College of Science, North Dakota State University, Sitting Bull College, Trinity Bible College, Turtle Mountain Community College, United Tribes Technical College, University of Mary, University of North Dakota, Valley City State University, and Williston State College all show tremendous respect and support for members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans, and their families;

Whereas the colleges and universities in North Dakota provide numerous benefits and programs benefiting members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans, and their families;

Whereas Bismarck State College, Dakota College at Bottineau, Jamestown College, Mayville State University, Minot State University, North Dakota State University, University of Mary, University of North Dakota, and Valley City State University were named to the 2010 Military Friendly Schools list;

Whereas Bismarck State College, Dakota College at Bottineau, Dickinson State University, Jamestown College, Lake Region State College, Mayville State University, Minot State University, North Dakota State College of Science, North Dakota State University, University of Mary, University of North Dakota, and Valley City State University are members of the group Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges which provides support for members of the United States Armed Forces who move frequently due to deployments to help complete their degrees;

Whereas all institutions in the North Dakota University System charge in-State tuition to active duty members of the United States Armed Forces stationed in North Dakota, veterans, and their families;

Whereas the University of North Dakota, Mayville State University, University of Mary, and Jamestown College are participating in the Department of Veterans Affairs Yellow Ribbon Program which helps to meet tuition expenses for members of the United States Armed Forces and veterans that exceed the expenses provided for on the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act; and

Whereas all institutions in the North Dakota University System provide an education free of charge to any dependent of a member of the United States Armed Forces that has been killed in action or from service-connected causes, was totally disabled due to service-connected activities, or was a prisoner of war: Now, therefore, be it

That the House of Representatives honors North Dakota’s colleges and universities for their efforts in serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans, and their families.