_______________________, read first time and referred to Committee on
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the appointment of
veterans to regional boards that oversee workforce investment areas.
Whereas, In 1999, the Indiana General Assembly enacted
Public Law 179-1999, SECTION 5, creating the Workforce
Investment System to help implement the federal Workforce
Investment Act passed by the United States Congress in
Whereas, IC 22-4.5-3-3, as added by Public
Law 179-1999, SECTION 5, states that representatives of
community based organizations, including organizations
representing veterans, must be appointed to the regional
boards that oversee workforce investment areas in Indiana;
Whereas, Veterans would be invaluable assets to these
regional boards: Therefore,
SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly urges the
appointment of veterans to regional boards that oversee workforce
investment areas established in Indiana.
SECTION 2. That copies of this resolution be transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to the Governor, the State Human Resource Investment Council, and all chief elected officials with authority to appoint members to regional boards.