Introduced Version





SENATE RESOLUTION No. ___




DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION


     A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Senator Jeff Drozda 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 Jeff Drozda upon his retirement from the Indiana Senate.

    Whereas, Senator Jeff Drozda was first elected to the Indiana Senate to represent Senate District 21 in 2002;

    Whereas, during his tenure, Senator Drozda has focused on fighting for homeowner property rights and opposing eminent domain by state government; saving Hoosier children from predators and molesters; and protecting the unborn and Second Amendment rights;

            Whereas, Senator Drozda has served on numerous legislative standing committees, including Corrections, Criminal and Civil Matters, Education and Career Development, Energy and Environmental Affairs, and Judiciary. He also chaired the Civil Matters and the Courts and Juvenile Justice Subcommittees;

    Whereas, prior to his service in the Indiana Senate, Senator Drozda served as a legislative assistant for the President George H.W. Bush Administration and the Ohio House of Representatives. He was also an Executive Assistant for the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, the Manager of

Government Affairs for American Electric Power, and the Executive Vice President for Indiana Right to Life;

    Whereas, Senator Drozda will be resigning from the Indiana Senate to follow his career path with UnitedHealthcare which has required him to relocate to South Carolina; and

    Whereas, the members of the Indiana Senate wish Senator Drozda and his family well in this new endeavor: 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 Jeff Drozda 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 Drozda and his family.