H.RES.943: Remembering the space shuttle Challenger disaster and honoring its crew members, who lost their lives on January 28, 1986.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about emergency management
  • Introduced Jan. 28, 2008
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 6, 2008

Bill Cosponsors

69 (65 Democrats, 5 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Honors the 22nd anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger disaster. Celebrates the courage and bravery of the crew of the Challenger, and Christa McAuliffe and her passion for encouraging America's children to pursue careers in science and mathematics.Commits the House of Representatives and the Nation to using the lessons learned in inquiries into the space shuttle Challenger accident to ensure that the space agency always operates on a...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Science and Technology.
Mr. Melancon 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. 943.
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.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 371 - 0 (Roll no. 31).
Jan. 28, 2008

Introduced in the House by Paul W. Hodes (D-N.H.)

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