Introduced Version





SENATE RESOLUTION No. ___




DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION


     A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Marvin Riegsecker upon his retirement from the Indiana Senate.



LONG, LAWSON C, YOUNG R, SIMPSON




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Introduced

Second Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2008)


SENATE RESOLUTION


     MADAM PRESIDENT:

    I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:

    A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Marvin Riegsecker upon his retirement from the Indiana Senate.

    Whereas, Senator Marvin Riegsecker was first elected to the Indiana Senate to represent Senate District 12 in 1988;

            Whereas, Senator Riegsecker has been a champion for the people of the State of Indiana and has honestly and faithfully served his constituency throughout his 20 year tenure;

    Whereas, Senator Riegsecker has served on many legislative standing committees during his tenure, including Appropriations and Energy and Environmental Affairs. In addition, he chaired the Commerce, Public Policy and Interstate Cooperation committee, was the ranking member of Health and Provider Services committee, and worked on the Provider Services Subcommittee;

    Whereas, prior to his service in the Indiana Senate, Senator Riegsecker served as the Elkhart County Coroner from 1977 to 1984 and as an Elkhart County Commissioner from 1985 to 1988;


    Whereas, Senator Riegsecker has decided to retire from the Indiana Senate in order to spend more time with his wife, Norma, his two sons and their families; and

    Whereas, Senator Riegsecker is admired and respected by everyone in the Indiana Senate and his retirement will be felt by all for many years to come: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:


    SECTION 1. That on behalf of the people of the State of Indiana, we hereby extend our sincere appreciation to Senator Marvin Riegsecker for his dedicated service in the Indiana Senate.
    SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to Senator Riegsecker and his family.