Introduced Version





SENATE CONCURRENT

RESOLUTION No. ____





DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION



    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to name the part of U.S. Highway 31 beginning at Washington Street in Columbus and ending at Johnson County Road 800 North as the Veterans Memorial Parkway.



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Introduced

First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)


SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to name the part of U.S. Highway 31 beginning at Washington Street in Columbus and ending at Johnson County Road 800 North as the Veterans Memorial Parkway.

    Whereas, This permanent and lasting memorial will reflect our community's respect for not only our service men and women, but also the employees and thousands of service personnel on duty at Camp Atterbury who use this route daily;

    Whereas, The state remembers the sacrifice our dedicated defenders of freedom _ and their mothers, fathers, sisters, and brothers _ have made on behalf of our nation;

    Whereas, Our state has given birth to many fine soldiers whose deeds of valor and honor have reflected favorably on the Hoosier state;

    Whereas, From time to time, the members of the General Assembly have found it appropriate to name certain highways, bridges, and buildings to honor the memory of people and groups;

    Whereas, The veterans of the state of Indiana are deserving of this honor; and

    Whereas, The General Assembly permanently commemorates the patriotism, courage, and commitment of Indiana veterans: 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 urges the Indiana Department of Transportation to name the part of U.S. Highway 31 beginning at Washington Street in Columbus and ending at Johnson County Road 800 North as the Veterans Memorial Parkway.
    SECTION 2. That copies of this resolution be transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to the commissioner of the Indiana Department of Transportation.