S.Res.669 - A resolution recognizing the efforts and contributions of outstanding Hispanic scientists in the United States.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Martinez, Mel [R-FL] (Introduced 09/22/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||09/22/2008 Referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (text of measure as introduced: CR S9212) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.669 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/22/2008)
Recognizes efforts to educate, support, and provide hope for the Hispanic community, including efforts to: (1) honor outstanding Hispanic scientists in the United States at the annual National Hispanic Scientist of the Year Gala; and (2) motivate Hispanic youth to study science through "Meet the Hispanic Scientist Day," an opportunity for them to meet the honoree of the National Hispanic Scientist of the Year Award.
Congratulates the 2008 National Hispanic Scientist of the Year (Dr. Lydia Villa-Komaroff), designated by the Museum of Science & Industry, for ongoing dedication to improving the quality of, and access to, science and engineering research and education.