H.RES.917: Supporting the goals and ideals of National Engineers Week, and for other purposes.

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Bill Summary

Supports the goals and ideals of National Engineers Week and its aim to increase understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers and promote literacy in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Declares that the House of Representatives will work with the engineering community to make sure that its creativity and contribution can be expressed through research, development, standardization, and innovation.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Science and Technology.
Mr. Lipinski 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. 917.
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): 408 - 0 (Roll no. 57).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 15, 2008

Introduced in the House by Daniel Lipinski (D-Ill.)

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