H.RES.966: Honoring African American inventors, past and present, for their leadership, courage, and significant contributions to our national competitiveness.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about education
  • Introduced Feb. 7, 2008
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 14, 2008

Bill Summary

Recognizes and appreciates the significant achievements to our national research enterprise made by African-American and other minority scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians.Honors and extends the appreciation and gratitude of the House of Representatives toward all African-American inventors, for the significant and honorable research and educational contributions that improve the lives of all citizens and that have gone...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Science and Technology.
Ms. Johnson, E. B. 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. 966.
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): 387 - 0 (Roll no. 61).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 7, 2008

Introduced in the House by Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas)

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