Introduced Version





SENATE CONCURRENT

RESOLUTION No. 4





DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION encouraging all schools to conduct a veterans' ceremony.



Miller




    January 8, 2008, read first time and referred to Committee on Education and Career Development.








Introduced

Second Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2008)


SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No. 4



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION encouraging all schools to conduct a veterans' ceremony.

    Whereas, The men and women of our armed forces, active, reserve, and National Guard, have proven by their outstanding performance of duty in places around the world and in a wide variety of missions from combat to disaster relief that military service is unique and provides great service to our nation;

    Whereas, Indiana's veterans display the spirit of patriotism, the love of country, and the willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good, which have always helped to make our country and state great; and

    Whereas, It is proper for the citizens of Indiana to remember the sacrifices of all those who fought so valiantly, on the seas, in the air, and on foreign shores, to preserve our heritage of freedom: 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 encourages all schools to conduct a veterans' ceremony dedicated to honoring our brave men and women who have served their country honorably, placing themselves in harm's way, in order to ensure freedom for future generations.
    SECTION 2. That this ceremony should be held on or near November 11 and should recognize all branches of the armed forces.
    SECTION 3. That copies of this resolution be transmitted by the

Secretary of the Senate to Dr. Suellen Reed, Superintendent of Public Instruction, and the head of each Indiana school corporation.