H.Con.Res. 402 (110th): Recognizing the historical significance of the discovery of oil and the birth of the petroleum and natural gas industries on the banks of Oil Creek, Venango County, near Titusville, Pennsylvania on August 27, 1859, and designating the year 2009 as the “Sesquicentennial of Oil”.

Introduced:
Jul 31, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
John Peterson
Representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jul 31, 2008
Length
4 pages
 
Status

This resolution was introduced on July 31, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 31, 2008
Referred to Committee Jul 31, 2008
 
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7/31/2008--Introduced.
Recognizes the significance of the discovery of oil in Pennsylvania in 1859 and requests the President to issue a proclamation recognizing the "Sesquicentennial of Oil" and the accomplishments of the petroleum and natural gas industries.

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