H.Res.1132 - Honoring the USS New Mexico as the sixth Virginia-class submarine commissioned by the U.S. Navy to protect and defend the United States.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM-1] (Introduced 03/02/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||05/04/2010 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||05/04/2010 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Res.1132 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (05/04/2010)
Honors the USS New Mexico (SSN 779) as one of the most advanced submarines in U.S. Navy history.
Commends the diligence of the New Mexico Council, Navy League of the United States, and USS New Mexico Commissioning Committee, who contributed to the support of the USS New Mexico.
Commends the dedicated craftsmen, designers, engineers, and support staff of the Navy-industry team who contributed vitally to the construction, testing, and trials of the USS New Mexico.
Honors Commander Mark Prokopius, the ship's first Commanding Officer, Senior Chief Petty Officer Eric Murphy, the ship's first Chief of the Boat, the commissioning crew, and the sailors who will man this ship for the next three decades, maintaining a silent presence throughout the oceans and ensuring the peace and safety of the United States.