THE NIGHTLY LEADER: TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2010

For Immediate Release:

May 4, 2010

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130
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Office of the Majority Leader - Steny Hoyer

HOUSE FLOOR WRAP-UP FOR MAY 4, 2010

Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (7):

  1. H.Res. 1307 - Honoring the National Science Foundation for 60 years of service to the Nation (Rep. Gordon - Science and Technology)
  2. H.Res. 1213 - Recognizing the need to improve the participation and performance of America's students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields, supporting the ideals of National Lab Day (Rep. Fudge - Science and Technology)
  3. H.Res. 1310 - Recognizing the 50th anniversary of the laser (Rep. Ehlers - Science and Technology)
  4. H.Res. 1231 - Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the United States Television Infrared Observation Satellite, the world's first meteorological satellite, launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration on April 1, 1960, and fulfilling the promise of President Eisenhower to all nations of the world to promote the peaceful use of space for the benefit of all mankind (Rep. Holt - Science and Technology)
  5. H.Res. 1269 - Commemorating the 400th anniversary of the first use of the telescope for astronomical observation by the Italian scientist Galileo Galilei (Rep. Tiberi - Science and Technology)
  6. H.R. 24 - To redesignate the Department of the Navy as the Department of the Navy and Marine Corps (Rep. Jones - Armed Services)
  7. 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 (Rep. Heinrich - Armed Services)