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HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION

    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION to honor Eli Lilly and Company for their recognition in Fortune Magazine's list of 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2005.



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Introduced

First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)


HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No. _____



    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION to honor Eli Lilly and Company 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, Eli Lilly and Company made the list for last six years;

    Whereas, Eli Lilly and Company, which has been headquartered in Indianapolis for over 150 years, stands as one of Indiana's most successful corporations;

    Whereas, Eli Lilly and Company is a world leader in the research, discovery, and manufacturing of innovative life- saving medicines with nearly $2.7 Billion invested in research and development in 2004;

    Whereas, Eli Lilly and Company employs over 17,000 people in Indiana, and its employees have contributed most generously over the decades through their philanthropy, community service, and hours of volunteer service to the citizens of Indiana;

     Whereas, Eli Lilly and Company was recognized by

Working Mother magazine in 2004 as "One of the Best Companies for Working Mothers", and this recognition has been given to Lilly for the past ten years;

    Whereas, Science magazine listed Eli Lilly and Company as "One of the Top 10 Best Companies for Scientists" over the last three years;

    Whereas, Eli Lilly and Company was recognized in 2002 as one of the "100 Best Corporate Citizens" by Business Ethics magazine; and

    Whereas, Fortune magazine recognized Lilly this year as "One of America's Most Admired Companies": Therefore,
    

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana,

the Senate concurring:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana House of Representatives congratulates Eli Lilly and Company for this outstanding recognition from Fortune magazine, as well as the dozens of other awards and recognitions over the years.
    SECTION 2. That the Indiana House of Representatives extends its sincere appreciation to Eli Lilly and Company for calling Indiana its home, and for bringing the Answers That Matter to Indiana's citizens, and people all over the world.
    SECTION 3. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives shall transmit a copy of this resolution to the Corporate Headquarters of Eli Lilly and Company.