CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
H.Res. 1097 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, March 2, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Daniel Lipinski (D-IL) on February 23, 2010.
H.Res. 1097 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Supports the goals and ideals of National Engineers Week to increase understanding of and interest in engineering careers and to promote technological literacy and engineering education; and
• "Continues to work with the engineering community to ensure that the creativity and contributions made by engineers can be expressed through research, development, standardization, and innovation."
According to the resolution's findings, February 14, 2010, to February 20, 2010, has been designated as National Engineers Week by the National Engineers Week Foundation and its coalition members.