Senate Simple Resolution 170
115th Congress(2017-2018)
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that defense laboratories are on the cutting-edge of scientific and technological advancement, and supporting the designation of May 18, 2017, as "Department of Defense Laboratory Day".
Active
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Passed Senate on May 17, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 17, 2017
Latest Action
May 17, 2017
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Simple Resolution
Simple Resolution
A form of legislative measure introduced and potentially acted upon by only one congressional chamber and used for the regulation of business only within the chamber of origin. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.Res. or S.Res. Joint resolutions and concurrent resolutions are other types of resolutions.
Bill Number
170
Congress
115
Policy Area
Science, Technology, Communications
Science, Technology, Communications
Primary focus of measure is natural sciences, space exploration, research policy and funding, research and development, STEM education, scientific cooperation and communication; technology policies, telecommunication, information technology; digital media, journalism. Measures concerning scientific education may fall under Education policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Indiana
New Hampshire
Massachusetts
Michigan
New Mexico
Rhode Island
Passed
May 17, 2017
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S3021; text as passed Senate: CR S3020)
Summary

Supports the designation of the Department of Defense Laboratory Day in celebration of the work of the national network of laboratories and engineering centers of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Recognizes: (1) that a key to maintaining Armed Forces superiority, innovation, and competitiveness in a global economy is to continue to support federally sponsored research and development; and (2) such network's scientists, technicians, and support staff.

Acknowledges that the knowledge base, technologies, and techniques generated in such network serve as a foundation for additional efforts relating to the Armed Forces in the defense industrial base. Commits to finding ways to increase investment in such network.

Encourages such network, federal agencies, and Congress to hold an outreach event on May 18, 2017.

Text (1)
May 17, 2017
Actions (3)
05/17/2017
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3021; text as passed Senate: CR S3020)
05/17/2017
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S3021; text as passed Senate: CR S3020)
05/17/2017
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
May 18, 2017 12:26:37 AM
Updated
Sep 28, 2020 10:40:59 PM