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HJM022.........................................................by EDUCATION IDAHO NATIONAL LABORATORY - Stating findings of the Legislature and requesting the President and Congress to vigorously support the Idaho National Laboratory as it develops a world class, multiprogram laboratory that attracts and retains exceptional scientific, technical and business talent to accomplish its programs. 03/01 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 03/02 Rpt prt - to 2nd rdg 03/03 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/05 3rd rdg - ADOPTED - voice vote Floor Sponsors - Rydalch & Barraclough Title apvd - to Senate 03/08 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to St Aff 03/15 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 10th Ord 03/18 10th Ord - ADOPTED - voice vote Floor Sponsor - Davis Title apvd - to House 03/18 To enrol - Rpt enrol - Sp signed 03/19 Pres signed - To Secretary of State
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE JOINT MEMORIAL NO. 22 BY EDUCATION COMMITTEE 1 A JOINT MEMORIAL 2 TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTA- 3 TIVES OF THE UNITED STATES IN CONGRESS ASSEMBLED, AND TO THE CONGRESSIONAL 4 DELEGATION REPRESENTING THE STATE OF IDAHO IN THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED 5 STATES. 6 We, your Memorialists, the House of Representatives and the Senate of the 7 State of Idaho assembled in the Second Regular Session of the Fifty-seventh 8 Idaho Legislature, do hereby respectfully represent that: 9 WHEREAS, the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory is 10 the largest employer in Eastern Idaho and one of the largest in the state of 11 Idaho; and 12 WHEREAS, the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory has 13 provided support to our nation's security, by manufacturing tank armor that 14 protects our troops, testing materials for the nuclear Navy to make better 15 warships, developing instrumentation that allows our law enforcement agencies 16 and the military to detect chemical or radiological hazards safely, and devel- 17 oping instruments and processes that help us maintain and protect our critical 18 infrastructure such as information, communications and information systems; 19 and 20 WHEREAS, the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory is 21 the United States Department of Energy's leader in the development of nuclear 22 energy, particularly in the next generation of nuclear reactors that will be 23 cleaner, safer, more efficient and more proliferation resistant; and 24 WHEREAS, the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory and 25 Argonne National Laboratory-West will be joined in 2005 to form the Idaho 26 National Laboratory, which the United States Department of Energy intends to 27 develop into the preeminent nuclear research, development and demonstration 28 lab within ten years and the Idaho National Laboratory will also establish 29 itself as a center for national security technology development and demonstra- 30 tion; and 31 WHEREAS, the Idaho National Laboratory will foster new government, indus- 32 try, academic and international collaborations to produce the investment, pro- 33 grams and expertise to assure this vision is realized; and 34 WHEREAS, the Idaho National Laboratory will offer new opportunities to 35 Idaho small business and industry, universities and communities to become 36 involved in developing this world class laboratory. 37 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the Second Regular Ses- 38 sion of the Fifty-seventh Idaho Legislature, the House of Representatives and 39 the Senate concurring therein, that we request the President and Congress to 40 vigorously support and expand the Idaho National Laboratory as it develops a 41 world class, multiprogram laboratory that attracts and retains exceptional 42 scientific, technical and business talent to accomplish its programs. 43 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chief Clerk of the House of Representa- 44 tives be, and she is hereby authorized and directed to forward a copy of this 2 1 Memorial to the President of the United States, the President of the Senate 2 and the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Congress, and the congres- 3 sional delegation representing the State of Idaho in the Congress of the 4 United States.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 14188C1 The purpose of this House Joint Memorial is to request the President of the United States, the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives and Idaho's Congressional delegation to vigorously support and expand the Idaho National Laboratory as it develops a world class multiprogram laboratory. FISCAL IMPACT None. Contact Names: Representatives Ann Rydalch, Lee Gagner, Jack Barraclough, Janice McGeachin, Dennis Lake, Doug Jones, Tom Trail, Larry Bradford, Sharon Block, Gary Bauer, Joseph Cannon, Charles Eberle, Kathie Garrett, Henry Kulczyk, Peter Nielsen, Clifford Bayer, Donna Boe, Allen Andersen, Mike Naccarato, George Sayler Phone: 332-1000 Names: Senator Bart Davis Senator Mel Richardson Phone: 332-1300 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE HJM 022