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Passed Senate without amendment (12/07/2006)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Recognizes: (1) the contributions of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and its predecessor agencies over a 200-year period in providing research, service, and stewardship of the marine environment; (2) the vision of President Thomas Jefferson in supporting the advancement of science and coastal surveys; and (3) the contributions of employees and officers of the Office of Coast Survey, the National Geodetic Survey, and the Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.