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Passed House without amendment (03/19/2010)

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

Recognizes: (1) the 50th anniversary of the dive to the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench and its historic scientific contributions; (2) the lifetime achievements of Captain Don Walsh and Jacques Piccard and their contributions to the furtherance of exploration and ocean science; (3) the Mariana Trench as one of the world's great ocean classrooms; and (4) the U.S. commitment to educate future leaders in ocean science and human exploration.