H.RES.457: Recognizing the importance and positive contributions of chemistry to our everyday lives and supporting the goals and ideals of National Chemistry Week.

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Declares that the House of Representatives: (1) recognizes that the important contributions of chemical scientists and engineers to technological progress and the health of many industries have created new jobs, boosted economic growth, and improved the Nation's health and standard of living; and (2) supports the goals of National Chemistry Week as founded by the American Chemical Society.

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Date Description
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Referred to the House Committee on Science.
Committee Hearings Held.
Mr. Smith (TX) 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. 457.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 366 - 2 (Roll no. 522).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 21, 2005

Introduced in the House by Rush Holt (D-N.J.)

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