Bill Text: IL HR0628 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Congratulates St. Clair County on being named a 2020 Great American Defense Community.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-12-05 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Jay Hoffman [HR0628 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2019-HR0628-Introduced.html


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HOUSE RESOLUTION
2 WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois House of
3Representatives wish to congratulate St. Clair County on being
4named a 2020 Great American Defense Community; and
5 WHEREAS, St. Clair County is home to Scott Air Force Base
6and is one of only five communities across the U.S. to receive
7this honor, which is presented by the Association of Defense
8Communities in conjunction with USAA, the official sponsor of
9the America's Great Defense Communities program; and
10 WHEREAS, The Great American Defense Communities program
11was established to recognize the role that communities and
12regions with active military installations play in supporting
13service members and their families; the communities recognized
14by this award demonstrate exemplary work in improving the
15quality of life of military personnel and their families; and
16 WHEREAS, Over 60,000 active duty, guardsmen, reservists,
17spouses, retirees, and their families bring their wealth of
18knowledge and experience to the St. Clair County area; and
19 WHEREAS, This award demonstrates the commitment that St.
20Clair County has towards Scott Air Force Base and the military
21personal and their families that work and live in the area;

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1therefore, be it
2 RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
3HUNDRED FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that
4we congratulate St. Clair County on being named a 2020 Great
5American Defense Community; and be it further
6 RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
7presented to the St. Clair County Board as a symbol of our
8respect and esteem.
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