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HOUSE PROCLAMATION NO. 1
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HP001.....................................................by WAYS AND MEANS
MUFFY DAVIS COMMENDED - Commending Muffy Davis for her determination and
commitment and her medal winning performance at the 1998 Paralympics at
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|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fourth Legislature Second Regular Session - 1998
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE PROCLAMATION NO. 1
BY WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE
1 A PROCLAMATION
2 COMMENDING MUFFY DAVIS FOR HER DETERMINATION AND COMMITMENT AND HER MEDAL
3 WINNING PERFORMANCE AT THE 1998 PARALYMPICS AT NAGANO, JAPAN.
4 We, the members of the House of Representatives of the State of Idaho
5 assembled in the Second Regular Session of the Fifty-fourth Idaho Legislature,
6 do hereby proclaim:
7 WHEREAS, Muffy Davis has lived in Idaho since the age of six and is now a
8 resident of Idaho; and
9 WHEREAS, Muffy Davis trained and competed on the slopes at Sun Valley and
10 dreamed of competing in the Olympics until a training accident resulted in
11 paralysis; and
12 WHEREAS, despite her injuries, Muffy Davis was not willing to give up her
13 dream of Olympic competition but redirected her efforts and learned to ski on
14 a monoski adapted for her specific injuries; and
15 WHEREAS, Muffy Davis pursued her goals skiing in the Paralympics and,
16 along with 1,200 world athletes, competed in Nagano in the 1998 Paralympics;
18 WHEREAS, Muffy Davis won a bronze medal in the slalom at Nagano and is now
19 looking forward to further competition again as a member of the U.S. National
20 Disabled Team and plans to compete in Salt Lake City in 2002; and
21 WHEREAS, Muffy Davis is an inspirational example of determination and com-
22 mitment and demonstrates perseverance which we could all emulate; and
23 WHEREAS, Muffy Davis has accomplished her goals in many ways, including
24 her graduation from Stanford with a degree with honors in human biology; and
25 WHEREAS, it is appropriate that the Legislature, speaking on behalf of the
26 people of the state of Idaho, recognize the positive example and role model
27 set by Muffy Davis through her exemplary accomplishments.
28 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT PROCLAIMED by the members of the House of Represen-
29 tatives as assembled in the Second Regular Session of the Fifty-fourth Idaho
30 Legislature, that we recognize and honor Muffy Davis for her determination and
31 commitment, her medal winning performance at the 1998 Paralympics at Nagano,
32 Japan, and for the pride she brings to Idaho and America.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
A Proclamation commending Muffy Davis for her determination and
commitment and her medal winning performance at the 1998
Paralympics at Nagano, Japan.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/ FISCAL NOTE