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Introduced by: Richardson


        A HOUSE RESOLUTION recognizing Laura Bartlett on the occasion of her retirement from the Indiana House of Representatives.

    Whereas, Laura Bartlett has dedicated thirty-eight years of her life in service to the Indiana General Assembly and the Indiana House of Representatives;

    Whereas, Laura graduated from Ball State University and earned a Master's Degree from Indiana University;

    Whereas, Laura began her legislative career in 1966 as a Ford Fellow with the Legislative Services Agency, then a part of the Legislative Council;

    Whereas, Laura continued working at the Legislative Services Agency until 1981, when she left to take a position with the House of Representatives;

    Whereas, While working in the House, Laura served as a proofreader, bill status technician, assistant journal clerk, and journal clerk;

    Whereas, Laura also developed the Bill Status system still in use in the House of Representatives;

    Whereas, Laura left the House of Representatives from 1982 through 1989 to work for Central Printers, the company responsible for printing legislative documents and returned to the House of Representatives in the 1990 session;

    Whereas, When Laura is away from her office, she enjoys traveling with her arts club, loves Civil War history, and visits many Civil War era sites; and

    Whereas, Even though Laura will no longer be roaming the halls of the Indiana State House, she will always remain in the hearts of Indiana legislators and her colleagues: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. That the Indiana House of Representatives expresses its sincerest appreciation to Laura Bartlett for her years of dedicated service to the House of Representatives and the state of Indiana and wishes her happiness and contentment in her retirement.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit copies of this resolution to Laura Bartlett.


HR 1537/DI 84



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