Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed House without amendment (07/14/2008)

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

Recognizes the historic significance of the journey to, and successful crossing of, the North Pole by the USS Nautilus.

Commends its officers and crew on the 50th anniversary of such achievement.

Recognizes the Nautilus's journey as not only a military and scientific accomplishment, but also in confirming America's long-standing interest in that vital region.

Commends the role of the Nautilus and the U.S. submarine force in protecting the interests of the free world during the Cold War.

Supports the continuing role of the U.S. submarine force in defending our country in the 21st century.