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HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION to honor Roche Diagnostics for their recognition in Fortune Magazine's list of 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2005.



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First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)


HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No. _____



    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION to honor Roche Diagnostics for their recognition in Fortune Magazine's list of 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2005.

     Whereas, Fortune Magazine's top 100 Best Companies to Work For rankings are based on demographic makeup of the workplace, pay and benefits for employees, and job growth and revenues for the companies;

    Whereas, Roche Diagnostics is part of the Roche Group, a healthcare company with pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, that is celebrating its "100 Anniversary of Health Innovation in the U.S. "this year, with the first U.S. Roche office being established in Manhattan, New York in 1905;

    Whereas, With its rich history that stems back to 1967 as Biodynamics, then Boehringer Mannheim Corporation until 1998, Roche Diagnostics has grown to become a good corporate citizen and a leading force in support of the State of Indiana and the City of Indianapolis' Life Sciences Initiatives;

    Whereas, Roche Diagnostics employs over 2,500 people at its North American Headquarters in Indianapolis;


     Whereas, Roche Diagnostics is creating "Actionable Health Information" by providing patients and their caregivers information that helps them live longer, healthier lives; and

    Whereas, Roche Diagnostics is the number one in vitro diagnostics company in the United States, and a leader in diabetes care, with its ACCU-CHEK. blood glucose testing products and services: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana,

the Senate concurring:


    SECTION 1. The members of the Indiana General Assembly do honor Roche Diagnostics for their recognition in Fortune Magazine's list of 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2005.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives shall transmit a copy of this resolution to the Corporate Headquarters of Roche Diagnostics.