Introduced Version





SENATE CONCURRENT

RESOLUTION No. 4





DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION renaming State Road 1 throughout Indiana as the Purple Heart Memorial Highway.



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    January 8, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Homeland Security, Transportation & Veterans Affairs.








Introduced

First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)


SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No. 4



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION renaming State Road 1 throughout Indiana as the Purple Heart Memorial Highway.

    Whereas, All through history, brave Americans have shed their blood during time of war to preserve, protect, and defend the principles of democracy and freedom;

    Whereas, Many of these brave Americans have paid the ultimate sacrifice to ensure that future generations enjoy life's freedoms;

    Whereas, The Purple Heart, established by General George Washington as the Military Badge of Merit, is awarded to all military personnel who are killed or wounded in action against the enemy;

    Whereas, Many of our Hoosier brothers and sisters who have served in the United States military have been wounded in battle or have been killed in action; and

    Whereas, These individuals and their families deserve recognition for their love and service to Indiana and its people: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the General Assembly

of the State of Indiana, the House of Representatives concurring:



    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly requests the Department of Transportation to place the proper signage to rename

State Road 1 throughout Indiana as the Purple Heart Memorial Highway to pay tribute to the Indiana residents who have been awarded the Purple Heart medal.
    SECTION 2. That copies of this resolution be transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to the commissioner of the Indiana Department of Transportation.