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Passed House without amendment (02/14/2008)

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

Recognizes and appreciates the significant achievements to our national research enterprise made by African-American and other minority scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians.

Honors and extends the appreciation and gratitude of the House of Representatives toward all African-American inventors, for the significant and honorable research and educational contributions that improve the lives of all citizens and that have gone unacknowledged too long.

Declares that the House looks for opportunities to make sure that the creativity and contribution of minority scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians can be expressed through research, development, standardization, and innovation.