Bill Text: IL HJR0004 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Designates the section of US Route 45, Iroquois County Road 2400 North on the South, to Illinois State Route 116 on the North as the "Firefighter Dana Schoolman Memorial Highway".

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-05-02 - Assigned to Transportation [HJR0004 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HJR0004-Introduced.html


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HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION
2 WHEREAS, It is highly fitting that the Illinois General
3Assembly pays honor and respect to individuals who gave their
4lives in service to their communities; and
5 WHEREAS, Dana Schoolman was a volunteer firefighter with
6the Ashkum Township Fire Protection District for six years; and
7 WHEREAS, Dana Schoolman also served as an emergency medical
8technician with the Ash-Clif Ambulance Service; and
9 WHEREAS, On November 6, 1988, Dana Schoolman was fatally
10injured in the line of duty; at approximately 8:00 am, he
11responded to a medical emergency call in his personal vehicle;
12he lost control on the ice and snow covered roadway near the
13intersection of US Route 45 and Iroquois County Road 2400 North
14and died from injuries sustained in the accident; and
15 WHEREAS, Dana Schoolman was 31 years of age; he was
16survived by his wife and two children; and
17 WHEREAS, Dana Schoolman was honored at the National Fallen
18Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland in 1989 and at
19the Illinois Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Springfield;
20therefore, be it

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1 RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
2HUNDREDTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, THE SENATE
3CONCURRING HEREIN, that we designate the section of US Route
445, Iroquois County Road 2400 North on the South, to Illinois
5State Route 116 on the North as the "Firefighter Dana Schoolman
6Memorial Highway"; and be it further
7 RESOLVED, That the Illinois Department of Transportation
8is requested to erect at suitable locations, consistent with
9State and federal regulations, appropriate plaques or signs
10giving notice of the name "Firefighter Dana Schoolman Memorial
11Highway"; and be it further
12 RESOLVED, That suitable copies of this resolution be
13presented to the family of Dana Schoolman and the Secretary of
14the Department of Transportation.
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