Bill Text: VA HR4014 | 2019 | 1st Special Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Commending the Virginia Beach Police Department, Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office, etc.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-07-09 - Agreed to by House by voice vote [HR4014 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-HR4014-Introduced.html
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HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 4014
Offered July 8, 2019
Commending the Virginia Beach Police Department, Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office, Virginia State Police, Virginia Beach Fire Department, Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad, and other state and federal agencies that responded to the tragedy of May 31, 2019, at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center.
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Patrons-- Knight and Stolle
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Committee Referral Pending
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WHEREAS, in the minutes, hours, days, and weeks following the calamitous shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center, local, regional, state, and federal public safety and rescue agencies responded to the immediate and long-term needs of the Virginia Beach community; and

WHEREAS, the Virginia Beach Police Department, the Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office, and the Virginia State Police played critical and valuable roles in the immediate response to the tragedy; and

WHEREAS, the Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad and the Virginia Beach Fire Department provided essential care to those who were wounded or affected by the incident; and

WHEREAS, in addition, members of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the Federal Bureau of Investigation were involved in a variety of capacities in the aftermath of the shooting; and

WHEREAS, the courageous individuals who responded to the shooting did so without hesitation and with no concern for their own personal safety; and

WHEREAS, acting with professionalism, determination, and compassion, personnel from the many agencies and organizations provided emergency medical assistance, transportation services, security and logistical support, and comfort to a community that was reeling from unimaginable events; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That the Virginia Beach Police Department, Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office, Virginia State Police, Virginia Beach Fire Department, Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad, and other state and federal agencies that responded to the tragedy of May 31, 2019, at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center hereby be commended for their meritorious service; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare copies of this resolution for presentation to all of the above-named organizations and agencies as an expression of the House of Delegates' enormous gratitude for their actions in the midst of a crisis.

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