Bill Text: IN HCR0021 | 2011 | Regular Session | Introduced

Bill Title: Honoring Joe Rowe on the occasion of his retirement.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)

Status: (Passed) 2011-02-08 - Returned to the House [HCR0021 Detail]

Download: Indiana-2011-HCR0021-Introduced.html

Introduced Version



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Joe Rowe on the occasion of his retirement.

Yarde, Heuer

    _______________________, read first time and referred to Committee on


First Regular Session of the 117th General Assembly (2011)


        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Joe Rowe on the occasion of his retirement.

    Whereas, Chief Deputy Prosecutor Joe Rowe is retiring after 35 years of dedicated service to the Noble County Prosecuting Attorney's Office;

    Whereas, A native of Garrett, Indiana, Joe Rowe received a degree in chemistry from Indiana University in 1967 and a law degree from Indiana University School of Law in 1972;

    Whereas, Joe Rowe has been admitted to the Indiana and Florida bars and can practice in the United States District Court for Northern Indiana;

    Whereas, Mr. Rowe is also a member of the Indiana Supreme Court Committee on Ethics, for which he is responsible for interviewing new applicants to the bar;

    Whereas, Joe Rowe served the citizens of Noble County in private practice for 31 years and is a certified mediator in civil and domestic cases;

    Whereas, Mr. Rowe became a Noble County deputy prosecutor in 1975 and a chief deputy prosecutor in 1990, a position that became full time in 2002;

    Whereas, In recognition of his outstanding work, Joe Rowe was awarded the 2002 Public Service Award for prosecuting and deterring the crime of arson by the National Society of

Professional Insurance Investigators;

    Whereas, Joe Rowe served his country on active duty in the United States Army Chemical Corps from 1967 to 1969; and

    Whereas, It is fitting and proper that Joe Rowe be specially recognized at the time of his retirement: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana,

the Senate concurring:

    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly wishes to express its congratulations to Joe Rowe on the occasion of his retirement and its gratitude for his dedicated service to the people of Noble County and the state of Indiana.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to Mr. Joe Rowe.