Introduced Version





HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Operation Hoosier Relief.



Welch




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Introduced

Second Regular Session of the 114th General Assembly (2006)


HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Operation Hoosier Relief.

    Whereas, Governor Mitch Daniels signed Executive Order 05-24 to create Operation Hoosier Relief, an effort to help fellow Americans devastated by Hurricane Katrina;

    Whereas, Operation Hoosier Relief authorized and established mobile support units to respond to requests for assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina;

    Whereas, State Police officers, medical and mental health professionals, Department of Homeland Security employees, Department of National Resources employees, Department of Transportation employees, fire professionals, and National Guard members made up Operation Hoosier Relief, the largest deployment ever sent by the state of Indiana;

    Whereas, Operation Hoosier Relief members established "Camp Indiana" and began to respond to requests made by the Mississippi Emergency Operations Center;

    Whereas, The members of Operation Hoosier Relief had one mission: secure the safety and well-being of Mississippi Gulf Coast citizens; and

    Whereas, Operation Hoosier Relief stands as a shining example of the goodness and compassion that exists in the hearts of Hoosiers: 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 General Assembly recognizes the efforts of the members of Operation Hoosier Relief for their hours of dedicated service helping the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to Operation Hoosier Relief.