Bill Text: IL HJR0099 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Designates Illinois Route 143 as it travels from its intersection with Route 4 east through the City of Marine as the "Larry D. Mills Memorial Highway".

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2018-05-17 - Referred to Assignments [HJR0099 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HJR0099-Introduced.html


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HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION
2 WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois General Assembly are
3honored to pay tribute to those who have given their lives to
4protect and serve the citizens of this great nation; and
5 WHEREAS, Medevac Pilot Larry D. Mills, along with flight
6nurse Deborah Kroon, flight paramedic Michelle Tarwarter, and
7patient April Rodriguez were killed on July 29, 2016 when the
8Cal-Ore Life Flight plane they were on went down east of
9McKinleyville, California; and
10 WHEREAS, Larry Mills was born in Warner Robins, Georgia on
11March 17, 1962; his family moved to Marine in 1973 and he
12graduated from Triad High School in 1980; he was an EMT and a
1312-year veteran of the Marine Volunteer Fire Department; and
14 WHEREAS, Larry Mills was an exceptional pilot and
15instructor who flew gliders, helicopters, dual aircraft, and
16taught at Schafer Airport in St. Jacob; he had over 30 years of
17flying experience and had contracts with the United States Army
18and the Air Force to train pilots; and
19 WHEREAS, The Larry Mills Aviation Memorial Scholarship has
20been established through the Highland Area Community
21Foundation to honor the life and career of a pilot who gave his

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1life helping others; therefore, be it
2 RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
3HUNDREDTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, THE SENATE
4CONCURRING HEREIN, that we designate Illinois Route 143 as it
5travels from its intersection with Route 4 east through the
6City of Marine as the "Larry D. Mills Memorial Highway"; and be
7it further
8 RESOLVED, That the Illinois Department of Transportation
9is request to erect, at suitable locations consistent with
10State and federal regulations, appropriate plaques or signs
11giving notice of the name of the "Larry D. Mills Memorial
12Highway"; and be it further
13 RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
14presented to the family of Larry Mills, the Mayor of the City
15of Marine, and the Secretary of Transportation.
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