11-R185

2011 -- H 5723

Enacted 04/05/11

 

 

H O U S E R E S O L U T I O N

RESPECTFULLY URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO REINTRODUCE AND SUPPORT LEGISLATION DESIGNATING THE HONOR AND REMEMBER FLAG AS AN OFFICIAL SYMBOL TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES WHO HAVE DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY

     

     

     Introduced By: Representatives MacBeth, Costa, McLaughlin, Menard, and Jacquard

     Date Introduced: March 03, 2011

 

 

 

     WHEREAS, Throughout American history our nation has been propitiously blessed with

so many of her citizenry willing to serve their country at moments of great peril.  These brave

men and women have often risked all and sacrificed so very much in order to protect our precious

rights and independence; and

     WHEREAS, The heroism of Americaís troops personifies what makes our country so

glorious.  Men and women from all walks of life, who set aside their day to day lives and put their

dreams and hopes on hold, to answer the call to duty with a courage and determination of purpose

that has brought honor and distinction not only to themselves, but to an entire world; and 

     WHEREAS,  Let us pay homage to and never forget the sacrifices made by generations

of men and women in the armed forces, whose noble sacrifices have enabled us to stand here

today enjoying the freedoms and liberties we hold so dear in our hearts; now, therefore be it

     RESOLVED, That this House of Representatives of the State of Rhode Island

and Providence Plantations hereby urges the United States Congress to reintroduce and support

passage of a bill to amend title 39 of the United States Code to designate the Honor and

Remember Flag as an official symbol to recognize and honor members of the Armed Forces who

have died in the line of duty; and be it further

     RESOLVED, That the Secretary of State be and he hereby is authorized and directed to

transmit duly certified copies of this resolution to the members of Rhode Islandís Congressional

Delegation.

     

     

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