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A resolution expressing support for designation of the week of October 9, 2016, through October 15, 2016, as "Earth Science Week".


Actions Overview (3)

Date Actions Overview
09/28/2016Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
09/28/2016Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation discharged by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S6197)
09/15/2016Introduced in Senate

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
09/28/2016Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
09/28/2016Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6197)
09/15/2016Referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (text of measure as introduced: CR S5848-5849)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation09/15/2016 Referred to
09/28/2016 Discharged from

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Passed Senate without amendment (09/28/2016)

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

Supports the designation of the week of October 9-15, 2016, as Earth Science Week.

Expresses strong support for the goals and ideals of Earth Science Week to increase understanding of and interest in the earth sciences at the local, state, national, and international levels.

Recognizes the importance of education and public outreach efforts to ensure that the people of the United States gain a better understanding of and appreciation for the impact of the earth sciences on their daily lives.

Encourages K-12 students to participate in local, state, and national events in connection with Earth Science Week and to get involved in the celebration by exploring artistic and academic applications of the earth sciences.