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H.Res. 552: Supporting the goals and ideals of National Engineers Week. Read More

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This resolution was introduced on Feb 16, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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RESOLUTION

Supporting the goals and ideals of National Engineers Week.

Whereas engineers employ their scientific knowledge and analytical skills for the betterment of the United States; Whereas the mission of the National Engineers Week Foundation is to sustain and grow a dynamic engineering profession through outreach, education, celebration, and volunteerism as needed to keep the United States a global leader in engineering and engineering education; Whereas the sponsors of National Engineers Week are working together to transform the engineering workforce through greater inclusion of women and underrepresented minorities; Whereas engineers have helped meet the major global challenges of our time, including providing state-of-the-art transportation and information technology infrastructures, enhancing national security, and developing the clean energy technologies needed to power the people of the United States into the future; Whereas engineers are a crucial link in research, development, and the transformation of scientific discoveries into useful products and jobs, as the people of the United States look more than ever to engineers and their imagination, knowledge, and analytical skills to meet the challenges of the future; Whereas the National Science Board's ``Science and Engineering Indicators 2012'' shows that the number of students obtaining engineering degrees in the United States has reached an all-time high, but the total number and rate of growth in engineering degrees trails that of China; Whereas a 2012 survey by the Intel Corporation indicates that United States teenagers are more likely to consider a degree in engineering after learning about what engineers do; Whereas the 2010...

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Bill Summary

H.Res. 552: Supporting the goals and ideals of National Engineers Week.

H.Res. 551 Celebrating the Arizona centennial. H.Res. 553 Electing Members to certain standing committees of the House of Repre...