H.Res.988 - Recognizing the importance of diversity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, acknowledging a necessity to increase diversity and representation within physics, and expressing support for the American Physical Society Bridge Program for its work toward increasing the number of underrepresented minorities earning physics doctoral degrees.115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] (Introduced 07/11/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Science, Space, and Technology; Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/11/2018 Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.988 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/11/2018)
Recognizes the value of the American Physical Society Bridge Program.
Expresses support for increasing diversity in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields and closing the representation gap.
Encourages continued federal investments in higher-education programming.