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H.Con.Res. 279 (rh) Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the 200th birthday celebration of the Library of Congress. [Reported in House] ...
H. CON. RES. 279
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
October 29, 2003
Received and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
Recognizing the significance of the anniversary of the American
Association for the Advancement of Science Congressional Science and
Engineering Fellowship Program, and reaffirming the commitment to
support the use of science in governmental decisionmaking through such
Whereas Congress hosted the American Association for the Advancement of
Science's (AAAS) first Congressional Science and Engineering Fellows 30
years ago in 1973;
Whereas the AAAS Congressional Science and Engineering Fellowship Program was
the first to provide an opportunity for Ph.D.-level scientists and
engineers to learn about the policymaking process while bolstering the
technical expertise available to Members of Congress and staff;
Whereas Members of Congress hold the AAAS Congressional Science and Engineering
Fellowship Program in high regard for the substantial contributions that
Fellows have made, serving both in personal offices and on committee
Whereas the Congress is increasingly involved in public policy issues of a
scientific and technical nature and recognizes the need to develop
additional in-house expertise in the areas of science and engineering;
Whereas more than 800 individuals have held AAAS Congressional Science and
Engineering Fellowships since 1973;
Whereas the AAAS Congressional Science and Engineering Fellows represent the
full range of physical, biological, and social sciences, and all fields
Whereas the AAAS Congressional Science and Engineering Fellows bring to the
Congress new insights and ideas, extensive knowledge, and perspectives
from a variety of disciplines;
Whereas the AAAS Congressional Science and Engineering Fellows learn about
legislative, oversight, and investigative activities through assignments
that offer a wide array of responsibilities;
Whereas AAAS Congressional Science and Engineering Fellowships provide an
opportunity for scientists and engineers to transition into careers in
government service; and
Whereas many former AAAS Congressional Science and Engineering Fellows return to
their disciplines and share knowledge with students and peers to
encourage more scientists and engineers to participate in informing
government processes: Now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring),
That the Congress--
(1) recognizes the significance of the anniversary of the
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Congressional Science and Engineering Fellowship Program;
(2) acknowledges the value of 30 years of participation by
the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Congressional Science and Engineering Fellows; and
(3) reaffirms its commitment to support the use of science
in governmental decisionmaking through the American Association
for the Advancement of Science Congressional Science and
Engineering Fellowship Program.
Passed the House of Representatives October 28, 2003.
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